Story Book Making: From Characters to Plots | GK-G2

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In this course, students will learn to make a storybook from storytelling to illustration design.

Students will learn:

  • to write a story and review story
  • writing skills concentration on spot-on characters and plots description
  • book illustration and storytelling
  • page layouts
  • and much more!



8/9/2021 Mon @9:00-11:00 a.m.
8/10/2021 Tue @9:00-11:00 a.m.
8/11/2021  Wed @1:00-3:00 p.m. (originally 9:00-11:00 a.m.)
8/12/2021 Thur @9:00- 11:00 a.m.
8/13/2021 Fri @9:00-11:00 a.m. )

Date: Monday - Friday, 8/9-8/13/2021 (week 9)

Grade (2021 Spring): Kindergarten-Grade 2

Class size: 6-8

Project-based: Yes

Prerequisite: None

Category: ELA


Online Course Requirements

  • Mac, PC, Tablet, or Phone

  • WebCam

  • Stable internet connection with access to Zoom Video Conference



Art Supplies

*It is not required to prepare everything in this list; any substitutions are welcome. Yet, a lack of course materials can lead to project failures and instructional difficulties. Teachers may add more materials later (will email enrolled students).

  • notebook

  • stapler

  • scissor

  • pencils

  • colored pencils, sharpies, or markers




Mary L. B. 

College Professor, Federal Government Senior Executive Officer

Mary Bauer is a college professor who also enjoys working with younger students. She is an adjunct professor of writing, business communication (a course that culminates in a Shark Tank competition!), and English at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She previously taught literature, writing,
Catholic studies and French at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut and continues to teach some courses remotely for this institution.

Mary’s work with younger children includes conducting a “Kids Choir” for Big Brother Big Sister and coaching students in research and public speaking skills at a summer camp for Capitol Debate. She also teaches business communication to high school students under a dual enrollment program with Aquinas College.

A retired federal government senior executive officer, Mary has briefed Cabinet officials and Congressional committees. She has extensive experience in leadership development and improving
organizational communication.

She was awarded an Academics for Creative Teaching Grant for the academic year 2016-17 and a Mini-Grant for the 2019-2020 academic year.



Cancellation Policy

Please read the complete Champion Camp policy before purchase

  • Full refund except for a 3% order withdrawal fee, notice us more than 7 days before the online session start date.

  • 50% refund, notice us less than 7 days and more than 3 days before the online session start date.

  • No refund; notice us less than 3 days before the start of the online camp session. 

  • If an online class cancellation is made by Champion Camp due to low enrollment, there will be a full refund for tuition. Any class cancellation will be announced at least 7 days before the session starts.