Creative Readers

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 Course Details:

  • Tutor: Daniel McClymonds (7 – 12), Caitlin Wyatt (9 – 12), Laura Mullican (6 – 8), Mimi Wertheimer (1 – 6)
  • Grades: (rising) 1 – 8
  • Type: Group and independent options available

Course Description:

Build creative thinking abilities and make literary connections through creative projects! Using summer reading texts – or any other grade-level appropriate text – students will learn to read the text critically. Taking knowledge gained from a close reading of the text, students will spend the next three weeks producing a creative project related to their text!

Projects options include, but are not limited to:

  • Building a board game
  • Scripting and producing a YouTube movie review
  • Planning a creative movie night with games and activities for friends and family.

Skills:

  • Critical reading & analysis
  • Creative thinking
  • Project based learning
  • Time management
  • *Collaboration (in group classes)

Timeline:

  • Prerequisite: Students must read the summer reading text prior to the start of the course!
  • Week 1: Discuss the text; practice critical analysis.
  • Week 2: Create project proposal and timeline; begin working on project draft.
  • Week 3: Check in date #1 – review project progress; draw deeper literary connections.
  • Week 4: Check in date #2 – final review of project.

Costs:

  • Four sessions per course; please inquire for extended course options.
  • Group Discounts: 2 – 3 students save 5% each; 4+ students save 10% each
  • Sign up and pay in full before June 4 to receive a 25% discount on your course package!

Fill out the course interest inquiry form for further information and pricing.

  • Next ACT Exam Date

    First Semester ACT #1September 9th, 2018
    Good luck today!
  • Next SAT Exam Date

    First Semester SAT #1August 25th, 2018
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  • Did you know?

    KEFTutoring offers college counseling services for students in 11th and 12th grades, and educational consulting services for school planning for students in grades K – 12!

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