The Elements of Writing Workshop
One Week Intensive - Small Group
Master Teacher - Santa Monica Colorado Center
Rob Stone, Writing Workshop Teacher
Harvard University, MA
Colorado College, BA
Rob is one of Academic Achievers top Application Specialists. He was the writing teacher for the prestigious Francis W. Parker Day School in Chicago as well as on their Admissions Committee. Rob has worked as a teacher/advisor for over 20 years. He has trained teachers, published articles in education journals, presented at educational conferences and lectured at graduate schools of education. His primary focus has been developing skills and building work habits to prepare students for middle and high school. Rob's workshops receive rave reviews from students and parents alike.
5th & 6th Grade
This one-week intensive workshop gives incoming 5th and 6th grade students a chance to work on a variety of writing skills. The main objective is to help build their enjoyment and confidence in writing. Areas of concentration include descriptive, persuasive and reflective writing. Students will also focus on planning and revision (with attention to punctuation and grammar), and learn strategies to prepare them for further success with classroom writing assignments. Workshop will also include guidance on private school application essays.
July 30-Aug. 3, 9:30-12:30
7th & 8th Grade
This one-week intensive workshop gives incoming 7th and 8th grade students a chance to work on a variety of writing skills. The main objective is to help build their confidence in approaching writing assignments. Areas of concentration include descriptive, persuasive, analytical (with sources), and personal narrative. Students will also focus on the planning, drafting, and revision stages of writing, and learn strategies to prepare them for further success in the classroom. Prompts used will be similar to the current private school application essay.
Aug. 7-10, 9:30-1:30
Small Group-15 hrs.
(10% off for current students)
Choose Grade and Dates
5th & 6th - July 30-Aug 3
7th & 8th - Aug. 7-10
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