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Grade 4-6

Creative Writing

This Creative Writing course is designed to help students develop their writing skills and to discover their style of writing. The goal is to expose students to a wide variety of creative writing styles and have them work through each style to develop their writing skills. Students will work through several units that address many different writing styles including writing short stories, poetry, letters, scripts and more.

Students will work with a variety of prompts and resources such as books, online resources, pictures, and music. We will work in a small group environment that allows students to share their work with their peers. Students will be asked to self-reflect on their work while receiving feedback both from their peers and the instructor. Students will be taking through the writing process where they will focus on pre-writing, drafting, writing, revision and editing. Students will prepare good copies of their work for submission and throughout the course will add their work to their portfolio. Students who can successful write in a variety of styles will find success as they progress through school. The goal of this course is to build upon their existing writing skills and encourage them to be creative in the process.

This course will teach you:

How to write in a wide range of styles (fiction, non-fiction, poetry etc.)

How to properly plan your work and write based on your planning

How to properly structure you writing based on the style

The formal writing process including pre-writing, drafting, writing, revision, and editing

To use the different writing styles as an opportunity to be creative and think outside the box

To provide peer feedback and to receive feedback constructive

To share your work with others and explain your thinking

LOCATIONDATEDAYSTIMEAGEFEEGRADE
Oaklearning Center-Oakville, Room A 09/11 – 12/18 Mo05:00 PM – 06:00 PM 6 - &up $320.00 4-6

French Beginner

This course is designed for students in Grades 3-6 (core French students, or newcomers) who are keen on learning the second official language of Canada – French. This course will introduce students to the basic underpinnings of French so that they are able to excel in their French acquisition. Additionally, this course will help to supplement French content encountered within the school system.

Course Aims

Developing French vocabulary, reading, writing, listening, grammar and speaking skills

Developing a strong understanding of language structure

Engaging in short conversations and descriptive speech

Examining French culture within Canada and worldwide

LOCATIONDATEDAYSTIMEAGEFEEGRADE
Oaklearning Center-Oakville, Room C 09/14 – 12/14 Th05:30 PM – 06:30 PM 0 - &up $320.00

Making Math Matter II

Help your teen foster a growth mindset, one which fosters a dedication to learning, growing, and succeeding in mathematics!  Our primary objective for our students is to develop a deep understanding of mathematical processes which can be applied to new and exciting equations!

Our Math Literacy program, developed around the Ontario Math Curriculum, helps students gain greater fluency in mathematics and apply these strategies to real-world scenarios! Our program will help your teen critically think about numeracy and its applications in modern settings.

Students will gain an in-depth understanding and awareness of math concepts and strategies

Apply thinking and reasoning skills during practical applications

Review current Ontario Math curriculum

Get a head by being introduced to next year’s curriculum

LOCATIONDATEDAYSTIMEAGEFEEGRADE
Oaklearning Center-Oakville, Room B 09/11 – 12/18 Mo05:30 PM – 06:30 PM 0 - &up $350.00 5-6

Public Speaking Ⅰ

This course helps students develop strong oral communication skills. Students will explore public speaking through a variety of activities including games, speaking exercises and presentations. Students will learn and practice both in formal and informal settings with confidence and ease.

The course focuses on speaking clearly and fluently with confidence. Students will also learn about the barriers to success such as stress and nervousness, and how to manage these feelings. The final class will be dedicated to students to formally present a short speech to their peers, family and friends.

Focus on speaking with confidence and ease in a variety of situations

Develop proper format of a speech and outline how to properly research and write for formal and informal situations

Develop strategies that help cope with nervousness or stress around public speaking.

Build language and listening skills to respond appropriately to a variety of academic and social situations.

LOCATIONDATEDAYSTIMEAGEFEEGRADE
Oaklearning Center-Oakville, Room A09/12 – 12/12 Tu05:00 PM – 06:00 PM 0 - &up $320.00

Visual Art

This class in an introductory level class for students who are beginning to explore their creativity or are looking to deepen their creative knowledge. During each lesson, the students will be focusing on one or more of the below concepts:

Mediums - Water colour, Acrylic, Oil Pastels, Chalk and Charcoal etc

Art History – famous artists and movements (Lesson ex. Painting Van Gogh’s Sunflowers)

Techniques – Ex. Blending, Pointillism, Score and Slip, Printmaking, Rubbing, Batik

Each of these explorations will be taught in a learn from example format. The students will follow along with the instructor in creating an art work. This way each student will receive the individual attention needed at each stage of the creative process.  Through this style of teaching the students get a guided exploration of mediums for their first experiences with art!    Let’s think outside the box and get creative!

LOCATIONDATEDAYSTIMEAGEFEEGRADE
Oaklearning Center-Oakville, Room A09/12 – 12/12 Tu05:00 PM – 06:00 PM 0 - &up $320.00