Devious Descriptors: Adjective and Adverb Animal Anarchy!
This ongoing course inspires learners through crazy farm animal photo writing prompts to practice how to describe nouns and verbs. Rotating prompts allow for drop-in/drop-out or ongoing practice. Language, composition, grammar, description.
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Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
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In this lighthearted class, learners will use crazy animal photo writing prompts to collaborate to find great ways to write descriptions. (i.e. "The greedy raccoon ate all the tasty chicken feed.") The teacher will review parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective, adverb) as needed and introduce discussions about what's happening in each picture, what actions may have preceded the photo, and what the consequences might be. Learners will then create and write a brief (one-sentence to short...
This class is taught in English.
Students will practice writing thoughts into whole sentences, and move beyond simple subject, verb, object into using describing words.
As a linguist by training and a homesteader by choice, I was born to teach this class!
Please bring something to write with (type on) and something to write on to class - as well as your imagination and sense of humor!
25 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Learners should already be able to write (or type), and bring their imaginations and sense of humor.
A thesaurus (online or print) might be helpful.
Heidi Lathrem, MA: Homesteading/Farm & Video Games
Linguist, online teaching veteran, homeschool mom, gamer, and duck farmer
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
506 total reviews
738 completed classes
Bringing the practical to the digital. Hello. My name is Heidi. I've been teaching for more than ten years, with extensive experience both in the classroom and online platforms, with students ranging from kindergarten through grad school. I...