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LOGYC Winter-Spring 2020 - Grammar and Writing (8-11)

  • January 24, 2020
  • 9:30 AM
  • May 01, 2020
  • 10:40 AM
  • Central Skokie
  • 1

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This class will include a grammar lesson, writing/journaling, and oral storytelling.

Grammar and Writing

This class includes grammar lessons, creative writing, journaling and oral storytelling.  It's a continuation from a fall course, but new students who are willing to ‘play catch up’ and who have a solid understanding of grammar basics may join.  Before deciding please read carefully and feel free to contact me to help you decide if this is a good fit.  

Our grammar curriculum spine will remain 'Fix It Grammar' and we will pick up where we left off.  We'll also be playing games and memorizing songs and chants to help us learn and practice grammar concepts.  Writing activities will include describing objects and characters, journaling thoughts and experiences, narrating stories back, writing from prompts and re-writing story endings.  We'll also continue learning how to give and receive feedback. 

I request that those wanting to join the class for the first time would ask me, Kelly, for materials on the subjects below so you can introduce them to your student before co-op resumes.  I can give you fall homework assignments and the Fix-It-Grammar pages to assist you.  Mastery is not required and we will review everything we've covered so far, but I don't want new students to be overwhelmed with information that may be too much for them.  

Grammar subjects we covered in the fall include... Nouns (including abstract nouns), action and helping verbs, apostrophe use (possessives and contractions), the homophones they're/their/there and to/two/too, identifying subject and predicate parts of sentences, subject vs object pronouns, adjectives, prepositions, and who/which clauses.  

There will be homework.  The grammar portion will have a couple of worksheets weekly.  Writing prompts will also be given weekly and must be completed so students can contribute to class.  Assignments are shared with a partner and sometimes with the whole group.

price - $25  

min/max 3/10

ages 8-11 

Kelly believes that understanding how to use language begins with developing a love for language and stories.  She has a BA in communication with minors in writing and dance. 

For as long as she can remember, Jennifer has enjoyed finding just the right words to express an idea or story. She has a BA in French Literature and works as a curriculum developer, primarily in early childhood language arts.

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Family must register for LOGYC Coop in order to sign up for classes.

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