Schedule a free consultation and assessment of your child's readiness for AoPS Academy.Click here to schedule
Need more information about an AoPS Academy course?
A variety of contests are available to AoPS Academy students.Click here to
view more details
Creative Writing for Grades 3-4
In this fun, energetic course designed for students entering grade 3 or 4, students build their reading and writing skills by studying the works of picture book masters. Each day in class, students will read and discuss a picture book addressing an advanced Language Arts topic. Then it’s time for them to try their hand at writing with a unique assignment based on the topic of the day. In the final days of the course, students will have the chance to apply what they’ve learned as they write and illustrate a picture book of their very own.
Some topics covered in this course include:
- Story Problems
- Hero’s Journey
Each lesson includes a balance of lively discussion, independent writing time, and games to get the creative juices flowing!
This course has a total of 30 instructional hours spread across either 2 weeks or 4 weeks on weekdays.
Space is very limited for our summer programs. Please do not wait until the last minute to enroll. If there are more than two weeks before the course starts, a $200 deposit will be due when enrolling, with the balance due two weeks before the course begins.
Summer Enrollment Deadline: Summer enrollment for each class closes one week after the class starts.