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This course will cover all the basics of high school grammar: Parts of speech, sentence structure, usage, punctuation, capitalization.   Instructor Barbara Lewis comes equipped to class with an actual Grammar Toolbox—a toolbox filled with grammar topics!   By the end of this 2 week course, students will be able to identify parts of speech and use them correctly.   Students will be also become familiar with and use correctly such grammatical concepts as sentence structure, agreement, usage, punctuation and capitalization. 

435005

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:15 PM - 2:15 PM; 9 sessions; starting 6/26/2017, ending 7/7/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 7/4/2017)

Tuition: $179.00

Instructor : Barbara Lewis 

Location : El Camino College Location : 
  El Camino College.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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“It’s not inspiration, it’s perspiration.” This is a truism relating to any creative endeavor – it’s work. This class will help students not only work hard but work smart. A variety of cleverly contrived lesson plans and PowerPoint presentations will enable students to look past the usual barriers that impede creative thought so that they can dig deep into the inner person to reveal and reclaim the ethereal truth. Self expression from the student will be illustrated in a variety of media, especially the written word. When completing this course, students will be able to: Unlock the creative centers in the brain for self-expression. Practice several creative writing techniques, including narrative, prose, and poetry. Instill clarity into their writing through creative composition. Understand Common Core complexities. Demonstrate the usefulness and marketability of creative thought processes.

435017

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:15 PM - 2:15 PM; 10 sessions; starting 7/10/2017, ending 7/21/2017

Tuition: $199.00

Instructor : Parker Bostwick 

Location : TBA Location : 
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Materials Cost: $0.00



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Every film begins with a writer’s vision. This engaging class will teach students to think visually and use precise word choice and word order to bring life to their stories. The complexities of screenwriting have now been made simple and easy to use. The three-act script structure will be introduced along with character and plot development. Every student will walk away from this course with a new appreciation of film production. PowerPoint Presentations and film clips will be used to model specific skills. When completing this course, students will be able to: •             Hone their writing skills by adapting screenplay format (a marketable skill for this part of the country!) into their established writing genres. •             Improve their critical thinking and problem solving skills through creative writing and conflict resolution. •             Instill clarity and conciseness into their writing through succinct, economical composition. •             Master Common Core principles. •             Enjoy the art behind the science of film making.

1100046

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:15 AM - 11:15 AM; 10 sessions; starting 7/24/2017, ending 8/4/2017

Tuition: $199.00

Instructor : Parker Bostwick 

Location : TBA Location : 
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Materials Cost: $0.00



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Grammar can be fun when taught in exciting new ways!   This class brings group activities, interdisciplinary exercises, and PowerPoint presentations to help students master the fundamentals of English grammar.  With a firm foundation in grammar, students will better manipulate the written language.  A dislike in grammar usually comes from an ignorance it.

435019

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:15 PM - 2:15 PM; 9 sessions; starting 6/26/2017, ending 7/7/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 7/4/2017)

Tuition: $179.00

Instructor : Parker Bostwick 

Location : El Camino College Location : 
  El Camino College.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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This course will teach your 3rd or 4th grader the skills she/he needs to become a better reader.  Through fun and creative skill-building activities that will include leveled reading, literature circles, and writing activities, this course will focus on improving reading fluency, understanding, and comprehension.   Best of all, your child with learn about the joy of reading and the importance of reading as the foundation for all learning. Plus, your child will get a head start for the upcoming school year through reading practice and skills review!  

430047

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM; 9 sessions; starting 6/26/2017, ending 7/7/2017 ; Class Skip Dates : (No class on 7/4/2017)

Tuition: $205.00

Instructor : Luis Holder 

Location : El Camino College Location : 
  El Camino College.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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You will love hearing your child say “Wow, look what I wrote today!” when they embark on this reading, writing and imagination-adventure class that will teach your child to write “wow” sentences and stories.   Each day, students will read an awe-inspiring “wow” book by a famous children’s author. Next, they will move on to create their own story inspired by the style and genre of the exciting book they just read. Before long, your child will be writing colorfully detailed sentences and imaginatively entertaining stories. Wow!

435001

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM; 10 sessions; starting 7/24/2017, ending 8/4/2017

Tuition: $225.00

Instructor : Kate King 

Location : El Camino College Location : 
  El Camino College.

Materials Cost: $5.00



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How do you make the grade in high school English? Your best bet is to conquer that staple of every English course: the multi-paragraph essay. This class will give you the tools to succeed: strategies for pre-writing, organizational tips, and surefire ways to create interesting sentences. Students will work one-on-one with teacher and participate in workshop activities with peers.

430042

Schedule : Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:15 PM - 2:15 PM; 10 sessions; starting 7/10/2017, ending 7/21/2017

Tuition: $199.00

Instructor : Barbara Lewis 

Location : El Camino College Location : 
  El Camino College.

Materials Cost: $0.00



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