This summer writing program, led by Berkeley lower division instructor and Summer of Excellence director Michele McKenna, is for rising 3rd-5th grade students and supports the Units of Study writing workshop curriculum.
Students can choose one, two, or three genres to explore this summer!
Opinion Writing: And the award goes to…Campers will select topics, develop opinion writing pieces and have a choice of exciting formats to present ideas.
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday on campus from 7:45-8:45 am on 6/6, 6/7, 6/9, 6/13, 6/14, 6/16
Informational Writing: Did you know…? Campers will write informational pieces based on their areas of personal expertise and have a menu of presentation ideas to share their topics.
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday on campus from 7:45-8:45 am on 6/20, 6/21, 6/23, 6/27, 6/28, 6/30
Narrative Writing: This one time, I…. Campers will write a narrative piece that demonstrates character, setting, and plot development based on a true event or realistic fiction.
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday on campus from 7:45-8:45 am on 7/18, 7/19, 7/21, 7/25, 7/26, 7/28
Incoming 3rd-5th graders