Writers' Studio  (small group)

Writers' Studio (small group)

Regular price $200.00 Sale

[How to Register]
  • Send an email at santaclara@questabox.com
  • Submit Class Sign-Up Form
  • Receive an available group and spot
  • Receive the invoice
  • Make a payment 

[Focus]

  • Small group shared writing class 
  • Monthly Payment (due on the first day of each month, 4 sessions a month) 
  • No Make-up and No Refund for the absent online group classes. 

 

[Class Information]

  • Grade Group: K, 1, 2, 3-4, & 4-5
  • Once a week, class length: 1 hour 
  • Classroom Name and Tuition Rate 
    • Classroom ONE $20/hr
    • Classroom TWO $30/hr
    • Classroom THREE $40/hr
    • Classroom Four $50/hr
  • Pay by month (=4 sessions)
  • Writing Goals
    • Generating Ideas
    • Organization / Structure
    • Elaboration
    • Word Choice
    • Partnerships (Writers Studio) 
  • Class Component:

    • A writing prompt per lesson 
    • Shared writing with peers 
    • Revising with the teacher 
  • Grades K-1: Discover the joy of expressing oneself in various ways such as speaking, drawing, role-playing, early writing, etc.

  • Grades 1-2: Make one's story clear and interesting, add good details, beginning-middle-end, summarizing, etc.

  • Grades 3-5: Learn to start a story, engage & add strong details, develop planning skills and consistency in writing, etc. 

  • Narrative, Creative, Informational, & Opinion Writings, and Poetry

 

[More Information]

  • You can join or drop out your classroom anytime.

  • When you join, you should pay the tuition of your Classroom # on the first month. Your tuition will be updated from the next month's payment day.

  • When someone drops out, your tuition will remain the same during that month, but will be updated from the next month's payment day.

  • Absence & Make-up Policy: No make up for the absent online group classes. No refund for the absent online group classes. 

  • Cancellation & Refund Policy: If you cancel before the first class, you will get a full refund. The registration fee (non-refundable $50 for new members) is excluded. If you cancel in the middle, the 50% of the remaining classes will be refunded. Cancellation should be requested in writing

  • There are total 3 units for each grade group (i.e., K, 1, 2, 3-4, 4-5). Each unit is a 4-month long period (=16 lessons) where different reading or writing goals are embedded. For each grade, there are 48 reading lessons and 48 writing lessons in total per year.

  • Invoice & Payment Policy: 
    • You will receive the next month's invoice on the 27th of the current month. 
    • If you would like to drop off the class for the next month, please notify us by the 25th of the current month. 
    • Once invoice is sent out, we will not be able to change the schedule or classroom name.
    • Your tuition payment is due the first day of each month. 
    • Payment after the first class will incur a late fee of $5 per week on the outstanding amount.
    • For more, please refer to Cancellation and Refund Policy 
For example, our Invoice and Payment dates for September would be: 
    • 8/25: Deadline for dropping off the class or taking a break
    • 8/27: Invoice date (**No change on Classroom Name after the date)
    • 9/1: Payment due 
    • Late fee: $5 per week after the first class