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2024 Summer Classes

Summer sessions at Tiger Workshops are designed so that students may travel for part of the season, then return and still attend writing classes.

To that end, Mr. G provides two types of summer instruction:

- Once-a-week classes on Sundays (in two sets)

- One-week intensive-writing classes (in 8 blocks)

 

This is what is offered by date: 
 

Once-a-week Sunday Classes
June 23, 30, July 14, 21, 28, Aug. 4 Sun. 6-Day Set

Aug. 18, 25, Sept. 1 Sunday 3-Day Set

One-week Intensive Writing Classes
June 17, 18, 19, 20 Narrative Writing

June 24, 25, 26, 27 Persuasive Writing
July 9. 10, 11, 12 Literary Analysis Writing
July 15, 16, 17, 18 Informational Writing (RST)
July 22, 23, 24, 25 Three Compositions

July 29, 30, 31, Aug. 1 Persuasive Writing

Aug. 19, 20, 21, 22 Literary Analysis Writing

Aug. 26, 27, 28, 29 Three Compositions

See below for further details:

Sunday Classes 

Two sets of Sunday classes are offered:

- Six days: June 23rd - Aug. 4th (skipping June 6th)

- Three days: Aug. 18, 25, Sept. 1

Six-Day Set: Students will read a book, learn vocabulary, and write three compositions: a literary analysis essay, a research simulation task essay, and a narrative.

SUNDAY (June 23, 30, July 14, 21, 28, Aug. 4)

2:00-3:30PM EST entering 5th graders

3:30-5:00PM EST entering 6th graders

5:00-6:30PM EST entering 7th graders

6:30-8:00PM EST entering 8th graders
8:00-9:30PM EST entering 9th graders

COST of the 6 Sunday classes:

Entering 5th graders: $306

Entering 6th graders: $336

Entering 7th graders: $366

Entering 8th graders: $396

Entering 9th graders: $426

A $50 non-refundable deposit (applied toward tuition) is required to secure a spot for your child.
 

Three-Day Set: Writing only--students will practice writing three compositions: a literary analysis essay, a research simulation task essay, and a narrative.

SUNDAY (Aug. 18, 25, Sept. 1)

2:00-3:30PM EST entering 5th graders

3:30-5:00PM EST entering 6th graders

5:00-6:30PM EST entering 7th graders

6:30-8:00PM EST entering 8th graders
8:00-9:30PM EST entering 9th graders

COST of the 3 Sunday classes:

Entering 5th graders: $153

Entering 6th graders: $168

Entering 7th graders: $183

Entering 8th graders: $198

Entering 9th graders: $213

A non-refundable $50 deposit (credited toward tuition) is required to secure a spot for your child.

IMPORTANT: There are no make-up days for summer classes, so only sign up for classes your student can attend. No refunds or credits will be given for missed summer classes.

One-Week Intensive Writing Classes


Eight sets of one-week intensive-writing classes will be taught over the summer. They will be four-classes long (four consecutive days), each 1.5 hours in length.

The entire focus will be on writing only. With the exception of the "Three Compositions" classes, each one-week class will cover one type of writing.

 

In all intensive-writing classes, students will read and study sample compositions and receive detailed feedback from Mr. G. They will also be asked to revise and improve their compositions as necessary. (See below for the composition types covered.)

THE NARRATIVE (
June 17, 18, 19, 20)


OPINION/ARGUMENTATIVE/

PERSUASIVE ESSAY - Taught twice:

(June 24, 25, 26, 27) & (July 29, 30, 31, Aug. 1)

LITERARY ANALYSIS ESSAY - Taught twice:

(July 9. 10, 11, 12) & (Aug. 19, 20, 21, 22)

INFORMATIONAL WRITING (RST)

(July 15, 16, 17, 18)

THREE COMPOSITIONS - Taught twice:

(July 22, 23, 24, 25) & (Aug. 26, 27, 28, 29)

 

The "Three Compositions" classes will give students practice in responding to each of the three types of prompts found on state tests: the narrative, the literary analysis essay, and the research simulation task essay.

The time slots by grade level for all 4-day intensive writing classes are:

10:00-11:30AM EST entering 7th graders
11:30AM-1:30PM EST entering 5th graders
1:30-3:00PM EST entering 6th graders
4:00-5:30PM EST entering 7th graders
5:30-7:00PM EST entering 8th graders
7:00-8:30PM EST entering 9
th graders

COST of 4-class sessions:

Entering 5th graders: $204/wk.

Entering 6th graders: $224/wk.

Entering 7th graders: $244/wk.

Entering 8th graders: $264/wk.

Entering 9th graders: $284/wk.

A $50 non-refundable deposit (applied toward tuition) is required to secure a spot for your child.

IMPORTANT: There are no make-up days for summer classes, so only sign up for classes your student can attend. No refunds or credits will be given for missed summer classes.

NOTE: If none of the class times work for your child's schedule, please suggest a different time slot. Sometimes a class time can be reassigned to a different grade level.

 

 

 

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