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  [50] Book Club and WritingInstructor: Tamarah Lee
Grades: 6th to 9thRoom: S116
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 8 to 20Prerequisites:
Tuition: $39.00 per 4-Class SessionDuration: 1 hour
Student Provided Materials: Please come with paper and pencil and be prepared to have the books we will be reading each month, whether they are kindle, hardcopy or from the Library. If your student choses to listen to his/her book, please have a written copy available as well.
One Time Cost (to teacher) $0.00Cost Description: Photocopies and printing supplies along with their writing notebook.
Homework: 2-3 hours a week /
Class Description: In this class we will be reading a book a month focusing on character, setting, plot, theme and literary devices. There will be a 1-2 page paper once a month based around the book. Using The 6+1 Traits of Writing we will discover how authors use these traits to build their characters and worlds and then use the traits to strengthen our writing. The goals of this class are to have fun discussing books, characters, and worlds together and to discover how to move learning from talking into the written form. Books we may use: Wonder, Wee Free Men, Arm of the Starfish, Leviathan, I, Robot, Every Soul a Star, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, A Monster Calls.