Course OW-1 (Opinion Writing)
Open to students who completed grade 1, 2, and 3 during the 2017-18 school year.
This class is limited to 12 students.
Instructor: Dawn Monique Elkin
This course is designed to motivate students to write with a purpose, by teaching them opinion and review writing skills and strategies:
- Finding products, movies, books, restaurants and toys to review
- Reading online reviews as mentor texts
- Convincing the audience
- Crafting techniques
- Writing and illustrating advertisements
Each student will draft several reviews, and will publish two or more of them. Each child will choose one published piece, and one illustrated advertisement, for our Review Magazine.