Girl Scouts - Scribe Workshop Juniors

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013
Class Size: up to 10
Price: $60


Introduction to poems – Haikus, Limericks, Sonnets, and Free Verse

Focus on Limericks

    Give an example of a limerick, read out loud with class

    Have students construct a limerick of their own


Create a short story  

Talk about different types of stories – mystery, humor, adventure, etc.

Discuss components a short story – plot, characters, setting, etc.

Have students begin to brainstorm and develop ideas for a story of their own

Instructor will work with students with the development of their stories.


Use Words to Share Who You Are

Chose a topic such as a favorite Girl Scout memory, a memorable day, or a big adventure to focus on

Give examples of interesting ways to write about these topics

Give a personal example

Have students write one paragraph on a topic of their choice


Write an Article

Discuss different types of articles – an interview, a news story, or a “round up”

    Students pick one type of article they would like to write

    Develop topic or interview someone in order to complete an article at the next session


Complete Article

Instructor will show students an example of an article and assist students in writing their articles


Tell the World What You Think

Have students think about topics such as their favorite animal, a place they would like to visit, or their favorite books

    Develop points on why it is their favorite animal or book 

    Have students write a paragraph explaining their topic

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Artist Bio - Christine Granillo

Christine Granillo received her BA in English at California State University, Fullerton in 2007.  Her poetry has been featured in an art exhibit and has future plans to publish her writing.  She is currently working towards her Masters Degree in English to pursue a career as a college English teacher.  

223 W. Santa Fe Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832

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artside studio is located in the historic Magoski Arts Colony in downtown Fullerton, California

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