William Lutsky Family YMCA - due to the extreme cold temperatures, we are experiencing issues with the heating systems in both women's change room. All change rooms are open for use, but please expect cooler than normal temperatures during use. We apologize for this inconvenience.  

Literacy Learners 1

Literacy Learners 1, formerly known as Project LEAP. Literacy Learners 1 is designed for students in Grades 4 - 6 . This program provides literacy support while increasing a positive attitude towards reading and writing. The program focuses on basic writing, reading, and comprehension skills. A variety of reading materials and fun activities will be used to improve your child’s confidence towards reading in a safe, caring environment.

The reading comprehension and writing skill fundamentals that children will be exposed over the eight week period includes:

  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Sentence structure
  • Paragraph structure
  • Writing with purpose
  • Reading with fluency
  • Story prediction
  • Reading extension
  • Identifying main ideas