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2024 Summer Class

  • 07/09 to 08/15  12 Classes Tuesday,Thursday 1:00pm-2:30pm $465/term Location: Online6

    This class is for high school students who wants to improve and refine their Essay skills in Summer. The class will introduce and practice Essay writing skills required by high school, especially practice for the timed Essay so that students will be more successful in their high school English classes.

    This course is the step towards to the high school Honor English and AP English essay. You will be guided through the writing process, learning the essential components of the American high school essay. Topics include the various types of essays, the structure, and the development of paragraphs, topic sentences, thesis statements, supporting examples, grammar for academic writing, and vocabulary choices.

    By the end of this course, students will be more ready for their high school Honor or AP English classes Students may continue to improve and deep their Essay writing skills by entering to Essay Writing I or II class in the coming Fall term at Sunshine.

    Student Grammar/Workbooks for Bridge to Essay Writing II:
    1. Editor in Chief Level 3
    2. Sadlier: Grammar and Writing for Standard Tests
    3. How to Write High School Essay
    4. The Seagull Reader Essays

    Books in PDF will be uploaded to the students' class page before the term starts. You may also buy a hard copy of the book from Sunshine when it's available.

    Instructor: Julie Hlad


2024 Summer Camp

Note: Half-day camps can be combined as full-day camps from 8:30am-5pm.

  • Week 1 (07/08-07/12)

    07/08 to 07/12  5 Camp Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm $250/camp Location: 16100 NW Cornell Road Suite 210 Room 2

    This is the 1st out of 2 camps for SSAT/HSPT Vocabulary/Reading/Essay test preparation in summer.

    This is the SSAT/HSPT Vocabulary/Reading/Writing test prep camp for Middle school students preparing Private High school entry tests.  The class will cover information about the format of the SSAT/HSPT, its timing, scoring, and content, We will learn through the test skills and tips by practice tests for each section. 

    We will use some printed materials for Vocabulary, Reading and Writing skills, and we will also use online tests for practice and mock the real tests. All materials will be provided in the camp. We will have Ipads in the camp for students doing the online tests.

    The SSAT score is required by OES, Catlin Cable high school application or it can be used to qualify the talented search program such as Johns Hopkins for talented youth https://cty.jhu.edu/. SSAT tests usually are hosted by some local schools like OES, Catlin Cable. The tests are usually offered in December, January, and February.

    The HSPT test is similar to the SSAT test, which is used by the Christian High schools like Jesuit, St. Mary, or Valley Catholic. HSPT test is usually offered in January by the private school like Jesuit.



  • Week 2 (07/15-07/19)

    07/15 to 07/19  5 Camp Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm $250/camp Location: 16100 NW Cornell Road Suite 210 Room 2

    This is the 2nd out of 2 camps for SSAT/HSPT Vocabulary/Reading/Essay test preparation in summer. This camp will use more material to further refine the vocabulary, reading and essay writing skills for the SSAT/HSPT tests.

    This is the SSAT/HSPT Vocabulary/Reading/Writing test prep camp for Middle school students preparing Private High school entry tests.  The class will cover information about the format of the SSAT/HSPT, its timing, scoring, and content, We will learn through the test skills and tips by practice tests for each section. 

    We will use some printed materials for Vocabulary, Reading and Writing skills, and we will also use online tests for practice and mock the real tests. All materials will be provided in the camp. We will have Ipads in the camp for students doing the online tests.

    The SSAT score is required by OES, Catlin Cable high school application or it can be used to qualify the talented search program such as Johns Hopkins for talented youth https://cty.jhu.edu/. SSAT tests usually are hosted by some local schools like OES, Catlin Cable. The tests are usually offered in December, January, and February.

    The HSPT test is similar to the SSAT test, which is used by the Christian High schools like Jesuit, St. Mary, or Valley Catholic. HSPT test is usually offered in January by the private school like Jesuit.




2024 Winter/Spring Class

  • 01/13 to 06/08  20 Classes Saturday 9:00am-10:30am $615/term No class on Mar. 30 and May 25Location: Online6

    This course is the step towards mastering the essay. You will be guided through the writing process, learning the essential components of the American high school standard writing and formatting college essays. Topics include various types of essays, structuring, and the development of paragraphs, topic sentences, thesis statements, supporting examples, grammar for academic writing, and vocabulary choices.

    By the end of this course, if you pay close attention and work hard enough, you will be able to write a short essay that has a clear and supported thesis, is logically organized, and follows the correct standards in mechanics, vocabulary usage, grammar structure, and spelling of American English.

    Each Essay Level and Grammar has two years worth of skill content. A student can take this level for two years without repeating content!

    Student Grammar/Workbooks for Essay 1B:
    1. Grammar for Writing E (Grade 10) 
    2. The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation (Continued)

    We may also use the following textbooks as a reference in class:
    1. Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide by Laurie G. Kirszner (Author), Stephen R. Mandell (Author)
    2. Developmental Exercises for A Writer's Reference by Diana Hacker (Author), Wanda Van Goor (Author)

    Books in PDF will be uploaded to the students' class page before the term starts. You may also borrow a hard copy of the textbooks from Sunshine whenever it's still available. You may buy the Grammar for Writing E book at the group discount price on Sunshine's website via this link:   
    http://www.sunshineeliteeducation.com/course.php?term=39

    Instructor: Julie Hlad

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