Freshman English Readiness Workshop

August 3 to August 6, 9:00 a.m. to noon

Incoming Villa Maria freshmen are invited to attend the English Readiness Workshop. The goal of this workshop is to provide English enrichment and build confidence to bridge the skill gap from 8th to 9th grade. Topics include:

  • Writing: mechanics, usage, and grammar
  • Literary analysis: how to annotate and interpret a text
  • Introduction to the five paragraph essay
  • Assistance with summer reading assignments

For questions, contact Linda Henderson, Director of Curriculum and Instruction (, or Elizabeth Sandberg, English Department Chair (

Register for the Workshop