Creative Haiku Reading & Writing

What will children learn:

Children will learn about the writing process, about reading an essay prompt carefully, brainstorming ideas, planning, writing, editing their own work, and rewriting.  They will become familiar with various types of writing, including narratives, process essays, comparison essays, poetry, and drama. They will create a finished portfolio of all of their writings.   Class will culminate with dramatic readings of their fables.

Teacher Bio:

Professor Deborah Walker has taught English as a Second Language at Santa Monica College, UCLA Extension, and other schools and universities.  She has an MFA in Film & Television from University of California, Los Angeles, as well as a Master’s in Teaching English as a Second Language.  She is a member of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), as well as the California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (CATESOL).

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