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Camp session: Essay Writing Enrichment Course (Appleby College Summer Programs)
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Appleby College Summer Programs

Essay Writing Enrichment Course

Appleby College Summer Programs  []


Session Details:

Type:

Day Camp

Specialization:

Education (multi)

Age (Gender):

13 - 16 (Coed)

Capacity:

15

Special needs support:

Yes
Not all campers have special needs


Contact Camp:


This course is designed to help students develop successful essay-writing skills at the high school level. Instructional time will be devoted to different areas of essay-writing, such as research skills, thesis development, planning and organization, effective use of textual evidence, proper paragraphing, logical argumentation and the drafting process. The course will focus mainly on the research essay, the comparison and contrast essay, and the analytical essay. Students will be asked to complete several small take-home assignments, a formal essay, and a final in-class essay test. Students who want to improve their results on written assignments and develop their communication skills will find this course and its accompanying materials helpful.

This course is geared towards developing successful essay-writing skills at the high school level. Instructional time will be devoted to different areas of essay-writing, such as research skills, thesis development, planning and organization, effective use of textual evidence, proper paragraphing, logical argumentation and the drafting process. The course will focus mainly on the research essay, the comparison and contrast essay, and the analytical essay. Students will be asked to complete several small take-home assignments, a formal essay, and a final in-class essay test. Students who want to improve their results on written assignments and develop their communication skills will find this course and its accompanying materials helpful.

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Session Dates & Locations:

LocationDateCost
Oakville, ON
540 Lakeshore Road West
Aug 19-23, 2019 $525
  • Session starts at 9:00 am and ends at 3:30 pm.

Special Needs Support: (Not all campers have special needs)

Mild Support       Specialized programming

  • Aspergers Syndrome
  • Autism/Pervasive development delay
  • Diabetes
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dyslexia
  • Intellectual disability
  • Physical Disability
  • Tourettes Syndrome
Mild Support       Specialized programming

Activities at this Session:

Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

  • Instructor lead (group)
  • Writing / journalism
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive





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