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Language Arts: Term 2 Super Pack

Language Arts: Term 2 Super Pack



Purchase a discounted term (16 weeks) of classes! This includes:


Trips and Treasures: Journal Entries (4 weeks)

Journal entries track not only how life changes, but how we learn to change. Through personal narratives and weekly journal entries, students discover how to explore themselves and use words as a mode of transportation. Where will you go?


Week 1 - Who I am, and who I want to be; personal narratives and descriptive writing.

Week 2 - Places I’ve been, and places I want to go; visiting activity.

Week 3 - What I’ve done, and what I want to do; self-affirmations, goal setting, and reflection.

Week 4 - Our unique talents; individuality and presentations; game review.


Writing for The Wall Street Journal: Journalism (4 weeks)

Accurate recording of events and individuals is a crucial skill, especially in a world bustling with information and opinions. How can a word change a phrase? How does a picture alter an article? Students dive into the intricacies of journalism as they record personal events, spotlight role models, and seek truth through writing.


The Soaring and the Scaley Paths: Avian and Reptilian Research Paper (4 weeks)

The world demands our attention; attention to detail, functioning, and beauty. Students discover the inner workings of research as they choose a creature, synthesize research, and learn how to present scientific findings.


Week 1 - Bird and reptile phylogenies; research paper example; brainstorming.

Week 2 - Researching methods; reading and interpreting scientific studies; outline.

Week 3 - Synthesizing research; workshopping.

Week 4 - Briefing paper; presentations; game review.


Cut, Cut, CUT: Playwriting and Short Stories (4 weeks)

“We dive not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” —Unknown 


Creative writing is among the most liberating activities of the mind. You become a character; you transport to a sanctuary; you leave what you’ve known for something you somehow know better. Through fictional challenges and with literary magic tools, students tackle building a world, character, and story. Students take with them the life-long lesson of creativity and perspective as they challenge themselves to imagine.


Week 1 - Story example; plots; characters, setting, and world building. 

Week 2 - Plot twists; riddles; points of view; narration.

Week 3 - Irony; suspense; Shakespeare.

Week 4 - Revision and presentation.


  • Day and Time: Mondays, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET
  • Bundle Duration: 16 Weeks
  • Dates: February 3 - May 26, 2025
    • No class April 14 (Spring Break)
  • Recommended for: Ages 9+ / Grades 4-5
  • Teacher: Teacher: Eve Babb


Please note: Daylight savings will occur on Sun, Mar 9, 2025, in the U.S., which may differ from other countries’ daylight savings schedules.


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