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July 6-10 AM: High School

Classroom Matters

Monday, July 6, 2015 - Friday, July 10, 2015
Classroom Matters 2436 Sacramento Street BerkeleyCA  94702
Monday, July 6, 2015 - Friday, July 10, 2015
Classroom Matters 2436 Sacramento Street BerkeleyCA  94702

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What's Included

For over a decade, Classroom Matters has offered the Bay Area’s premiere essay writing workshop. Our program aims to prepare students ages 12-17 to write better, more cohesive essays in an intensive, week-long workshop. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION We focus on a variety of components essential to expository essay writing. From literary analysis to shaping and supporting a strong thesis, small classes meet daily to explore the writing process in a fun and engaging environment. Through mini-lessons and guided practice, students will strengthen their aptitude for writing clear and convincing essays and develop a keen understanding of what makes good writing. Experienced teachers will assess each student's level of ability; students will receive our trademark manuals as well as other valuable handouts to use throughout the school year. Why it works: Separate classes cater to budding middle-school writers and to more experienced high-school writers who want to hone their skills. We've designed our curriculum to meet their diverse needs, giving students more one-on-one attention and feedback on their writing. All students will be asked to submit a writing sample before the start date so that we may evaluate their progress and make recommendations for continued growth as writers. Monday through Friday, 10am-1pm Minimum enrollment is six students; maximum is twelve.

About This Organizer

Since 2000, Classroom Matters has helped thousands of students achieve their academic goals. We provide academic support and mentoring to students is grades K-12, with an emphasis on study skills. We customize our services to meet the individual needs of our students; there is no one-size-fits-all appraoch. We work with families all over the Bay Area at our center, at school sites and in students' homes. In addtion to individual and small group tutoring, we have developed a highly effective after school homework support program called Supervised Study, which reinforces valuable study habits. We offer a variety of workshops year round. To learn more about our program, please call 510.540.8646 or visit us at www.classroommatters.com

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Classroom Matters 2436 Sacramento Street BerkeleyCA  94702
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