Thursday, June 7, 2012

Word Shredders
A Young Writer’s Summer Studio

Have you ever wanted to make your writing dangerously good? If so, you’ve come to the “write” place! This writer’s summer studio will help you uncover the secrets to powerful writing.
Students will:• form a mini-book club to analyze elements of strong writing • participate in engaging, quick write activities that expose them to different genres and help alleviate writer’s block • take an individual writing piece of their choice through the writing process • learn how to comment on other writer’s work in a critique group format •publish and share their work in the Word Shredder’s Literary Magazine • Meet/interact with an award-winning, children's author, Stacia Deutch ( the last day of class!
Who: 6-8th grade writers
When: M-TH, 6/25-6/28 @ 2-4pm
M, T, TH, F, 7/2-7/6  (no class on 7/4) @ 2-4pm
Where: 1463 N. Cleveland St. Orange, CA  92867
Taught by: Lori Polydoros, author of over 75 stories for kids and teacher with 15+ years experience.
Cost: $150 per student (includes novel, writer’s journal, copy of Word Shredder’s magazine and snacks.) Send check to Lori @ above address. 

*Space is limited. Enroll now!

Word Shredders Registration

Student Name: ___________________________________
Grade: __________________________________________
Writing goals: ____________________________________
Favorite genre to write: _____________________________
Favorite genre to read (and book title: )________________
Writing struggles: _________________________________
***What to bring:  water, writing utensils, laptop (if possible,) ideas to share and a positive attitude
Parent name: _____________________________________
Emergency phone #________________________________
Allergies/Medical Conditions: ________________________
(I do have three, sweet and lazy dogs that will be lounging around. J)