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Imagine a world where punctuation had no meaning served no purpose or was excluded from our everyday lives it would make for a bunch of run ons and jumbled sentences like this one right(?). Terrible writing aside, the sentences above would is a great way to demonstrate exactly how important punctuation is. Punctuation is in every aspect of our lives, conversations, social media posts, text messages, homework, essays, and literature. It plays a very important role in the how/what we are trying to communicate and can alter the message being sent. In this workshop, children will be engaged in a fun way to learn about punctuation use; and how it could affect the tone of their message. Students will then take these punctuation skills to stage for a fun day of drama, laughs, and writing!
This workshop is intended for ages 9-12.
Taught by Magdalena Mejia
Magdalena is a Dominican-American that loves spending time with her sisters, playing Sims 4, and reading books that come in series. She came to DC to finish pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies and Human Development & Family Relations (Child Care Management) at SUNY Plattsburgh. Being a Brooklynite has made the metro her sixth sense and she likes how clean the metro is in DC.