Summer Programs 

Using a Tablet

Details, Details, Details

Writing with a Wow

grades 4-7

This course teaches students to apply writing and thinking strategies to elaborate on their narrative/creative writing skills. 

A core competency in Language Arts Grades 4-6 is for students to expand on the narrative structure and apply literary elements into their writing. In the sessions, students will learn to:

  • define theme and the power of the narrative

  • deconstruct the plot line

  • paint the setting (sensory details, imagery, figurative language-metaphor/simile)

  • craft the character

  • create the conflict

  • determine the a-ha moment

  • add the final touches

  • collaborate and present ideas to others

Online sessions will be interactive and include shared practice opportunities followed by short assignments to reinforce the skills taught.

By the end of this program, your child will be equipped with the tools and strategies to effectively create narrative pieces and provide details to create engaging, thoughtful and thorough stories.

Exceed Your Expectations

ideal for grades 7-12

Online Writing Programs 

Ready to Set Goals is excited to offer two writing programs that are geared to develop the mindset and inspire the love of reading and writing. 

Young Girl

Details, Details, Details

Writing with a Wow

grades 4-7

This online course teaches students to apply writing and thinking strategies to elaborate on their narrative/creative writing skills. 

A core competency in Language Arts Grades middle years is for students to expand on the narrative structure and apply literary elements into their writing. In the sessions, students will learn to:

  • define theme and the power of the narrative

  • deconstruct the plot line

  • paint the setting 

  • craft the character

  • create the conflict

  • determine the a-ha moment

  • add the final touches

  • collaborate and present ideas to others

Online sessions will be interactive and include shared practice opportunities followed by short assignments to reinforce the skills taught.

By the end of this program, your child will be equipped with the tools and strategies to effectively create narrative pieces and provide details to create engaging, thoughtful and thorough stories.

This 2022 summer, Details, Details, Details will run in JULY. 

Classes will be on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  

Session Dates

July 12, 13, 15 (T, W, F)

July 19, 20, 22 (T, W, F)

July 26, 27 (T, W)

4:30-5:45 pm 

(total 8 sessions)

Cost: $297 + GST (5%)

Spaces are limited. Please register early to ensure your spot. 

What's the Point?

Read to Learn

grades 5-8

This online course teaches students to read "further" by reflecting, questioning, and evaluating to develop awareness of self as a reader and as a writer.

Outdoor Reading

A core competency in Language Arts middle years is for students to use a variety of comprehension strategies and thinking skills to gain meaning from a variety of texts. In the sessions, students will learn to inquire, respond and deepen understanding of text by:

  • making predictions, inferences and drawing conclusions using context clues

  • considering alternative viewpoints

  • drawing connections

  • questioning the author’s viewpoint and intent

  • stating opinions with supporting reasons and explanations

 

Types of text can include: short stories, speeches, poetry, songs, editorials, ads, online media, TED Talks, editorial cartoons, Illustrations and infographics

Students will be encouraged to exchange and build on others’ ideas to create shared understanding. Students will record their ideas, questions, and thoughts in a reading journal.

By the end of this online program, your child will learn to read more critically and build context around what they read and this skillset is imperative for success through their high school years and beyond.

This 2022 summer, What's the Point? will run in AUGUST. 

Classes will be on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.  

Session Dates

Aug 15, 16, 18 (M, T, TH)

Aug 22, 23, 25 (M, T, TH)

Aug 29, 30 (M, T)

4:30-5:45 pm 

(total 8 sessions)

Cost: $297 + GST (5%)

Spaces are limited. Please register early to ensure your spot.