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Summer Class: 9th Grade Reading and Writing

Summer Class: 9th Grade Reading and Writing

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Course Overview

Designed to enrich and elevate the literacy skills of high school freshmen. This course is meticulously tailored for 9th graders aiming to strengthen their comprehension, critical analysis, and writing proficiency, setting a solid foundation for their high school English journey.

Key Concepts 

  • Advanced reading comprehension: Delving into more complex texts, students will learn to identify themes, analyze character development, and understand different narrative techniques.
  • Expanding vocabulary and literary terminology: Building a richer vocabulary to enhance both understanding and expression in writing and discussions.
  • Writing workshops: Focusing on crafting well-structured essays, creative writing pieces, and persuasive arguments. Emphasis is placed on developing a clear, coherent writing style, with a focus on thesis development, organization, and evidence-based analysis.
  • Grammar and syntax mastery: Refining grammar and language usage to improve clarity and sophistication in writing.
  • Critical thinking and discussion: Encouraging analytical and interpretive skills through class discussions, debates, and written responses to reading materials.
  • Introduction to research and citation: Developing skills in researching, sourcing, and citing information correctly, an essential skill for academic writing.

Who Should Take This Course

Students entering or currently in the 9th grade, at the beginning of their high school journey.

Course Duration

6 weeks, 18 hours

Course Schedule

Starts: June 24, 2024
Ends: July 31, 2024 

Classes every Monday and Wednesday from 10:30am-12pm 


11300 Sorrento Valley Road, San Diego CA 92121

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