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About Me - Creative Writing

Class
Tanya Renee Brewington, MBA
Average rating:
4.9
Number of reviews:
(245)
In this self-paced class, students will improve their writing by detailing parts of their life. This class consists of 22 different assignments for students to start their personal yearbook binder.

Class Experience

US Grade 4 - 8
Beginner - Advanced Level
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
Aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
8 lessons//8 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Welcome & Introduction
Let's get our yearbook started.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
The Early Years
 Week 3
Lesson 3
The Teenage Years
 Week 4
Lesson 4
My Personal Characteristics
 Week 5
Lesson 5
My Family
 Week 6
Lesson 6
My Friends
 Week 7
Lesson 7
My Role Models
 Week 8
Lesson 8
The Future
  • * Students will be able to use their real-life experiences and imagination and create a complete paragraph.
  • * Students will be able to correctly spell and use grammar techniques
  • * Students will broaden their sentence structures into more complex and compound sentences.
Through a partnership and collaboration with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and as an administrative teacher of public educational programs for more than ten years, I have taught English and social studies classes, among other subjects, to middle and high school students. Our curriculum met the Missouri Learning Standards and prepared high school students for college. 

In addition, I have received over:

* Facilitator Certificate through Narrative 4
* 150 hours of professional development, specifically in social & emotional development and how to teach positive communication 
* 75 hours of professional development, specifically in English language arts writing courses
* 50 hours of professional development, specifically in history
* 12 hours of professional development teaching facts about people without personal viewpoints 
* 75 hours of professional development in diversity from all over the world and how to teach diversity 

In addition, the teacher has earned a Master's in Business Administration.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Homework
Frequency: available upon request
Feedback: available upon request
Details: Each week, students will be given a new prompt to write about. These assignments will be individually based due to the content of the writings to be personal in nature. Students may write with pen and paper or type the writing out. The student will send the teacher the drafts as they are completed. A minimum of two drafts should be submitted within a week. The teacher will review each draft and provide feedback at least twice a week.
Assessment
Frequency: available upon request
Details: Students will be assessed on an individual basis on an informal basis.
Each student will need paper and pen or have the ability to type their writings. In addition, the student should have a way to attach the assignments in conversations back to the teacher for review.

Possible external sources could include Nearpod for lesson content, unlisted YouTube videos from the teacher, Flipgrid for interactive video assignments, Kahoot for quizzes, Activity Learn for assignments, etc. Students are not required to have accounts. They will be provided links and then we'll complete the tasks. These tasks are for the lesson, comprehension, and interaction. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Possible external sources could include Nearpod, unlisted YouTube videos, Flipgrid, Kahoot, Activity Learn, etc. Students are not required to have accounts. They will be provided links and then we'll complete the tasks. These tasks are for the lesson, comprehension, and interaction. 
Joined April, 2020
4.9
245reviews
Profile
Teacher expertise and credentials
Master's Degree from Western Governor's University
Bachelor's Degree in Education from Central Methodist university
Hello. My name is Teacher Tanya. 

Greetings,

I am Teacher Tanya, a dedicated educator with a rich personal and professional background.

In my personal life, I fulfill roles as a devoted wife, a mother to nine children, a grandmother to sixteen... 
Self-Paced Class

$32

weekly or $250 for all content
8 pre-recorded lessons
8 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

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Ages: 11-16

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