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This is the second semester of year-long class. Completion of the first semester of this class or teacher approval is required to enroll in this class.
**This class offers a discount for enrolling more than one student from the same family. Please use this listing to enroll your first student, but please use this listing to enroll subsequent students in the same family.**
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.
Scope & Sequence
- Week #1 Narrative Stories (IEW Unit III), similes, hyperboles
- Week #2 Narrative Stories, #6 opener
- Week #3 Narrative Stories
- Week #4 Summarizing References (IEW Unit IV)
- Week #5 Summarizing References
- Week #6 Summarizing References
- Week #7 Summarizing References, 3sss
- Week #8 Summarizing References (3-paragraph report, intro/final clincher)
- Week #9 Writing from Pictures (IEW Unit V), conversation
- Week #10 Writing from Pictures, Because Clause
- Week #11 Multiple Source Research (IEW Unit VI)
- Week #12 Multiple Source Research
- Week #13 Multiple Source Research
- Week #14 Multiple Source Research (3-paragraph report, intro/final clincher)
- Week #15 End-of-Session Celebration!
Please note, this semester’s class runs 15 weeks in length. The price of this class directly corresponds to its length. This Spring class is Semester 2 only. Completion of both semesters of this class completes the entire year-long course.
This class begins on January 21, 2019, and runs weekly on Monday at 12:00pm Central Time through May 6, 2019. There will be no class on April 15th due to Spring Break.
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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