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Grades 7 - 12

Say What You Mean...With Style.

As students reach high school, they begin to experience increased pressure to make good grades.  They are faced with the realization that high academic marks in school equal college acceptance and better paying jobs.  To achieve academic success, they must be able to master the skills required to study and write effectively.  This class is perfect for high school students who want to improve their study, note-taking, and writing skills.  They will enhance their writing style and improve their ability to write in response to literature. Students will become fluent in Thinking Maps® and Write From the Beginning and Beyond® as they gain knowledge in how to be stronger, more competent writers.

Overview of Literacy Skills for this Class:

Comprehension: Understanding, interpreting and critiquing what students read

> Fluency: Increasing the amount of words that students can recognize and understand when reading

> Vocabulary: Building academic vocabulary through direct instructional strategies

> Writing: Writing effectively in a variety of domains including argumentative, expository, and informational

> Response to Text and Research: Writing effectively and gathering evidence in response to literary and informational text

> Study Skills: Developing effective note-taking, study, and research strategies