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Writing coach for Brooklyn, NY public school literacy program (KC-H)

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One time only
January 9, 2020
11:15am EST - 1:00pm EST
Weekdays
A few hours

Writing coach for Brooklyn, NY public school literacy program (KC-H)

Volunteer with Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization that inspires New York City public school students to love reading. Through our rich, innovative programs, which are part of the class curricula, accomplished authors visit high-needs Pre-K-12th-grade classrooms to guide students in creating their own writing projects based on the theme of the author's book.

No experience is necessary. We provide advance information on your role, and hold a brief orientation right before a workshop begins. As a coach, you'll support and encourage students as they work on their projects. Groups welcome.

This writing workshop needs your help at a school in Mapleton, Brooklyn, NYC. To sign up, contact volunteer@behindthebook.org with program code FDR9KC-H. We'll supply more information when you're confirmed.

Date/Time: Thursday, January 9th / 11:20 AM - 1:00 PM (please arrive 20 minutes early for orientation)

About the workshop: Ninth-graders in a dual-language English-Chinese class will read Wicked Fox by Kat Cho, the vibrant tale of a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox that survives by devouring human energy. Students will examine how folklore and mythology play a role in storytelling, then work with coaches to develop their own short stories inspired by the book.

To receive announcements of new programs as they're scheduled, please complete our brief questionnaire.

Volunteer with Behind the Book, a non-profit literacy organization that inspires New York City public school students to love reading. Through our rich, innovative programs, which are part of the class curricula, accomplished authors…

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Please complete our brief questionnaire. No experience necessary. We provide advance information on your role, and hold a brief orientation right before a workshop begins. As a coach, you'll support and encourage students as they work on their projects. Groups welcome.

Please complete our brief questionnaire. No experience necessary. We provide advance information on your role, and hold a brief orientation right before a workshop begins. As a…

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NYC public school

Brooklyn, NY

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