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Write & Reflect: Motivating Middle-School Students to Read, Write and Think

Motivating middle-school students to read, write and reflect.in a fun and nonthreatening way.
Cheryl Carter Creative Classroom
151 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 4 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
40 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 8 weeks
10-15
year olds
10-18
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Learning Goals:
Students will learn how to organize their thoughts for writing.

Students will  approach writing in a systematic matter.

Students will develop their creative and imaginative writing skills  and abilities.

Students will gain skills overcome their writing reluctancy.

Students will begin to overcome their writing inhibitions  through fun writing activities.

Students will learn how to the beginning skills of literary analysis of the novel and short stories, that will be read.
Cheryl R. Carter is a busy homeschooling mother (of five), author, speaker and a college professor with a passion to help others. Besides teaching, she has written broadly on spiritual growth, education, and special needs She is the author of several books including Organize Your Life, Essential Writing Skills for the College Bound Student, Inspire the Writer in Your Child and Organize Your AD/HD Child.  In addition to writing fiction and poetry in her spare time, she blogs regularly on issues of clarity in written communication, college admissions and the Christian family.  She has a BA in English, a MFA in Writing and has done graduate study in Special Education and College Admission. Active in her local homeschool group, she has taught college-prep coop classes for several years. She has also written numerous literary guides and won academic awards for her writing. Her books have been translated into Japanese, Hebrew, German, Czech and Polish. Carter's curriculum and writing classes focus on equipping students with the vital skills for lifetime communication success. Her curriculum and classes are marked by a sense of depth, yet simplicity that nurture a love of writing in students. 
The homework assignments in the just WRITE workbook.
Novel; Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis Workbook: Just WRITE! by Collegiate Learning
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
The instructor will use writing rubrics. 
40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Workbook : Just WRITE by Collegiate Learning
Novel: Bud Not Buddy by Chris Paul Curtis

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Cheryl Carter Creative Classroom
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Lives in the United States
Creative , Cultural & College Prep Classes
151 total reviews
162 completed classes

About Us

Collegiate Learning instructors (AKA Cheryl Carter Creative Classroom) teach writing, reading, publishing and critical thinking skills to K-12 students. The mission of Collegiate Learning is to prepare learners to do well in higher education.... 
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