This is an introduction to critical reading and writing. Genres include short stories, journalistic writing, essays, and poetry.
Classroom exercises develop important literary analytical tools including compare/ contrast, cause/effect, and prediction.
Students write a variety of compositions on the results of their analyses and the literary themes expressed in the texts. They also write an original work in one of the genres.
|Session 1: 6/24 - 7/5||McLean||Afternoon Class|
|Session 1: 6/24 - 7/5||Reston||Morning Class|
|Session 2: 7/8 - 7/19||Alexandria||Morning Class|
|Session 2: 7/8 - 7/19||Herndon||Afternoon Class|
|Session 2: 7/8 - 7/19||McLean||Afternoon Class|
|Session 3: 7/22 - 8/2||Falls Church||Afternoon Class|
|Session 3: 7/22 - 8/2||Oak Hill||Afternoon Class|
|Session 4: 8/5 - 8/16||Alexandria||Morning Class|
|Session 4: 8/5 - 8/16||Leesburg||Morning Class|