- Class Format: Live (Sibling Add-On)
- Class Starts: August 27, 2018
- Sessions: 11
- Meets On: Mondays
- Class Time: 12:00pm Central Time
- Class Length: 45 minutes
- Ages: Late Elementary, Middle School
- Teacher: Mrs. Ginny Lennon
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Welcome to IEW Beginning Writing Live Class! Giant stinky flowers. Soup made from a bird’s nest. Men who changed the world. These are just a few of the “fun and fascinating” things students will write about in the lessons of this class. More importantly, students will also learn how to write with structure and with style. They will write stories, reports, a mini-research paper, and creative essays. Parents will be surprised at how much fun their students will have writing!
Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW)
Focus of this writing class will be the award-winning Institute for Excellence in Writing’s methodology of writing with structure and style, focusing on not plagiarizing while outlining and creating organized and well-written paragraphs.
Who Should Take This Course?
This is an IEW Level A course, which means that it is a beginner course. It is geared towards students ages 8 through 13 but will fit well for any student with an interest in improving writing skills and/or those who need instruction. Older students can be challenged with advanced dress-up requirements beyond what is typically taught within this class.
What is included?
Cost includes weekly lessons on the IEW units, vocabulary/grammar lessons and games, and editing of papers if submitted to instructor by requested due date. Each student receives personalized feedback on written work. It is not required that students submit writing papers, but it is highly encouraged.
This class begins on August 27, 2018 and runs weekly on Monday at 12:00pm Central Time through November 12, 2018. There will be no class on October 8, 2018.
Scope & Sequence
Week #1 IEW Unit 1 Key Word Outlines
Week #2 IEW Unit 1 Key Word Outlines
Week #3 IEW Unit 2 Writing from Outlines, Strong Verbs, Quotation Marks
Week #4 IEW Unit 2 Writing from Outlines, Quality Adjectives, -ly Words
Week #5 IEW Unit 2 Writing from Outlines, Morals, Creating Titles
Week #6 IEW Unit 2 Writing from Outlines
Week #7 IEW Unit 2 Writing from Outlines, #3 Sentence Opener, Decoration: alliteration
Week #8 IEW Unit 3 Narrative Stories
Week #9 IEW Unit 3 Narrative Stories
Week #10 IEW Unit 3 Narrative Stories (Three-Paragraph Report)
Week #11 Review
This Fall class is Semester 1 only. Spring is a separate semester (Semester 2) and will complete the entire course.
IEW‘s method of learning to write works wonderfully! Learn more about this IEW by watching this 6-minute video .
Pre-requisites for Class: Student should know all parts of speech and be able to write complete sentences.
Supplies Needed for this Class: a 1 1/2″ or 2″ binder, thesaurus, pens, highlighters, and 3X5 index
Textbook/Workbooks Needed for this Class: All Things Fun & Fascinating
from Institute for Excellence in Writing: http://www.excellenceinwriting.com/aff
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