FLEX: IEW: Ancient History-Based Writing Lessons, Part 3
In this 4-week course, students will apply the skills they have learned in Parts 1 and 2 of this class to write two essays.
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In this class, your learner will be working on lessons 27-30 in Ancient History-Based Writing Lessons from the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW). Your learner will read a short story called "The Taming of Bucephalus" in lessons 27-28 and create a formal critique in two weeks. Lesson 29 guides your learner through the process of a character analysis using the TRIAC method. The last week will involve a Nearpod activity that will be sent out on Monday. Because this is a FLEX class, we...
Learners will organize and write a formal critique and response to literature using the IEW method. Your learner will add dress-ups, openers, decorations, literary devices, advanced stylistic techniques, and vocabulary to enhance their essays.
The student should be prepared to spend 2-4 hours per week on homework, including watching the recording, writing compositions, and participating in brainstorming and grammar exercises. The parent should be prepared to help when needed.
*** UPDATED Ancient History-Based Writing Lessons Student Book (needs to be purchased from the IEW website) Binder Dividers Lined paper Pencils Pens Highlighters Printer Printer paper PC or laptop Reliable Internet connection
Each week, your learner's compositions will be graded numerically through the rubrics in Google Classroom. Use of Google Docs is mandatory for grading purposes.
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
External sources like Nearpod will be used in this class. You do not need an account for this resource. The Nearpod activities will direct your learner to other resources like Quizlet and Flipgrid which do not require an account, but do require the learner to give their name to participate. Google Slides may also be used for brainstorming purposes. These activities are only available to the learners in this class.
Karen Cross, MSEd
Masters in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
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14 completed classes
I am a certified teacher in the state of Maryland and received my Master's degree in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment from Walden University in 2007. I am also a Certified Instructor with the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW). I...