EFFECTIVE WRITING Does your child struggle with writing? Do they think its boring and challenging? Well then this is the course for them! Responding to text (whether fiction or nonfiction) is one of the most integral skills necessary for students to be successful at common core. In this course students will use picture books as well as nonfiction articles to evaluate, analyze, sythesize, and organzie written responses. The goal is to help students feel more confident in their writing skills while using shorter, more interesting textual components. If the text is engaging, the writing will be too! FINE ARTS Dive into the exciting world of art history by learning about four artists and the paintings that made them famous! Featured artists of Session One include: George Seurat, Pablo Picasso, Roy Lichtenstein and Jackson Pollock. Create your own masterpieces by applying and using the techniques that made these artists so unforgettable. Get ready to paint, sketch, cut, and color!