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  • *Online* Writing Wizards Workshops for Grades 2-8

    February 27, 2021 – March 20, 2021

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Thurber House

Tickets: $70 - $100

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2021 WRITING WIZARDS: VIRTUAL ON ZOOMThis winter, Writing Wizards will meet for four fun-filled Saturdays on Zoom. No matter the class, 2nd-8th graders will be challenged to create outside the box, use their imagination, and expand their horizons—all from the comfort of home.This isn't your typical virtual learning experience. We work hard to preserve the classic Thurber fun you know and love. With multiple class options, you're sure to find something your student will enjoy!Register: https://www.thurberhouse.org/writing-wizardsRegistration deadline: Friday, February 19A limited number of scholarships are available for this program.______________2ND/3RD GRADE WORKSHOPSYou can sign up for one or both sets of classes.Mix and Match MadnessSaturdays: February 27 and March 6, 13, 2010:00-11:00 am Eastern Time on ZoomTeacher: Andra GillumWhat happens when you combine a shark and a giraffe or a bike and a plane? We’ll imagine the craziest combinations and you will create stories and drawings to make them come alive!Mission to EarthSaturdays: February 27 and March 6, 13, 2012:00-1:00 pm Eastern Time on ZoomTeacher: Frankie DiederichAliens have invaded! You will collaboratively create a planet, its inhabitants, and all kinds of problems and maybe invade Earth. It’s all up to you and the sky is NOT the limit.______________4TH/5TH GRADE WORKSHOPSYou can sign up for one or both sets of classes.Write with AbandonSaturdays: February 27 and March 6, 13, 2010:00-11:00 am Eastern Time on ZoomTeacher: Cindy ThomsonA picture is worth 1000 words. We will look at inspiring photos of abandoned places and imagine what stories they might tell. Cautionary tales? Unsolved mysteries? The possibilities are endless.Extra, Extra!Saturdays: February 27 and March 6, 13, 2012:00-1:00 pm Eastern Time on ZoomTeacher: Ashley DavisPut on your journalist’s hat as we have fun taking events from your own life and transforming them into articles. By the end, you will have the beginnings of your own newspaper!______________6TH/7TH/8TH GRADE WORKSHOPSYou can sign up for one or both sets of classes.Poems for LifeSaturdays: February 27 and March 6, 13, 2010:00-11:30 am Eastern Time on ZoomTeacher: Julia McDanielThe world is full of weird events...murder hornets?! You’ll learn to look at real-world events like a poet, and have fun reinventing them through your writing and making your voice heard.Ensembles Assemble!Saturdays: February 27 and March 6, 13, 2012:00-1:30 pm Eastern Time on ZoomTeacher: Justin MartinWhat if we make a whole ensemble of vampires, robots, and more, each created by a person in the class, all in the same shared story? Writing a character is fun—but writing a universe together is magical.______________Register: https://www.thurberhouse.org/writing-wizardsQuestions? Contact Meg Brown at megbrown@thurberhouse.org.

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February 27, 2021 – March 20, 2021

  • Sat Feb 27, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
  • Sat Mar 6, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
  • Sat Mar 13, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
  • Sat Mar 20, 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM
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