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Advantage Writing of Boston

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Skill-building workshops for elementary, middle, and high school students

 

Summer Intensive Workshops

Newton. Monday-Friday.

5:00pm-6:30pm. $400.

June 17-21: Basics of Writing

August 19-23: Honors English Bootcamp — The Odyssey

August 26-30: Honors English Bootcamp — Fahrenheit 451

 

June’s Vocabulary Word

Boilerplate, noun. A standardized, formulaic text

 

June’s Grammar Tip

Hyphenated adjectives (aka “compound modifiers”)

When you are using 2 words to describe, or modify, a noun, use a hyphen to connect the words and form a single, compound modifier

For example: We are looking for a dog-friendly hotel. (“Dog-friendly” modifies “hotel.”)