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  [158] Short Story Short EssayInstructor: Deborah Anderson
Grades: 6th to 8thRoom: C126
Year: 2018Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 8 to 20Prerequisites:
Tuition: $38.00 per 4-Class SessionDuration: 1 hour
Supplies Cost: $20.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Red pen, black or blue pen, pencil, highlighter, notebook for notes and keeping handouts, and index cards for vocabulary words
One Time Cost (to teacher) $0.00Cost Description: There is no text book in this class. Instead, all the stories and homework will be on handouts.
Homework: There will be about two to three hours of homework each week.
Class Description: Through the year, you are going to read about 15 short stories. They will be from all different kinds of genres: science fiction, comedy, mystery, folk tales, fairy tales. We will discuss the genre, learn about the author and his/her place in history. For each short story, there will be a group project (guaranteed to be fun), a short essay assignment, and several study questions. This class is designed to give you a good look at how to write an essay. You will also improve your grammar and study skills. As a bonus, two SAT vocabulary words will be given each week. This has consistently been a fun class, so come and plan to learn and enjoy the time!