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Calligraphy and Chalkboard Writing

Do you wish you had beautiful handwriting to create personalized artwork including chalkboards?  In this fun class, you will be introduced to the art of calligraphy and chalk lettering using movement exercises and individual letter focus.  Design and personalize amazing items to decorate your room, or to give as gifts.

Course Instructor

Stephanie Young

Stephanie escapes the reality of teaching middle school by embracing her creative side at MNTC Summer Youth Academy over the past several summers teaching Calligraphy & Chalk Lettering classes, and the Creative Writing Gauntlet. She is an aspiring writer of high interest fiction for reluctant readers, is always on the lookout for Bigfoot, has a written plan for the impending zombie apocalypse, and paints anything that will stand still with chalkboard paint!  

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Course Outline

Day 1 - Mon

Warm Up - try out variety of writing utensils; movement exercises; review & practice

Focus - lowercase - round letters: a, d, g, q, c; lowercase - climbing letters: i, u, w, t; fine motor skill: strings

Break - Video - practice; lowercase - mix & match: p, r, s, o, y, z; personalized item

Day 2 - Tue

Warm Up - try out of writing utensils; movement exercises; review & practice

Focus - lowercase - loops: e, l, h, k, b, f, j; lowercase - lumps: n, m, v, x; doodle art

Break/Video - review & practice; name & address; copy work from home; personalized item: pipecleaner letters

Day 3 - Wed

Warm Up - try out variety of writing utensils; movement exercises; review & practice

 Focus - uppercase; practice w/ all name monsters; sensory cursive practice

Break - Quick Write - copy work: song lyrics; taking notes at school; personalized item: greeting cards

Day 4 - Thu

Warm Up - try out a variety of writing utensils; movement exercises; review & practice

 Focus - uppercase; cursive & calligraphy; skill games; finish greeting cards

Break - Quick Write - cursive lettering on posters; show and tell; parents & guests

Schedule

Week 1:
June 4 - 7

No Classes Scheduled

Week 2:
June 11 - 14

No Classes Scheduled

Week 3:
June 18 - 21

Ages 12-14
Morning (9am - 12pm)

Week 4:
June 25 - 28

Ages 9-11
Morning (9am - 12pm)
Ages 12-14
Afternoon (1-4pm)

Drop-off/Pick-up Location

Gate 2, Health Building
Franklin Road Campus
4701 12th Avenue
73069 Norman , OK