READING, WRITING and VOCABULARY ADVANCEMENT
Entering Grades 5 and 6 – This course offers students the opportunity to improve their reading comprehension and writing skills, as well as expand their academic vocabulary. Readings from a variety of informational texts will form the basis of student writing. Additionally, students will learn to write a variety of sentence types and incorporate them into expository paragraphs and short essays. Students will leave the course with a portfolio of their work.