Writing I: The Essentials

  • Writing Workshops

Grade Level: separate sections for rising 7–8 and rising 9–11

Dream of becoming an author, screenwriter, or journalist? Conquering the intricacies of English writing conventions is the first step toward achieving your goals. Spend a summer mastering the tools that are in the belts of all great writers. Covering grammar, writing, and some of the greatest works, this experience will pave the road toward a lifetime of writing! Celebrated for a stalwart writing curriculum, Loomis Chaffee will prepare you to produce clear, concise, and correct work.

In week one, students will become acquainted with standard English writing conventions, culminating in a check for understanding and usage. In week two, students will apply what they have learned to analyze more complex writing styles, learning some favorite tricks of great writers, and the building block of analytical writing: the thesis statement. 

Session I:  June 21 – July 2      - Enrollment Closed

Session II: July 5 – July 16       9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT

Session III: July 19 – July 30    9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT

  • Grades 7 & 8
  • Grades 9, 10, & 11