English

Grammar (Compound/Complex Sentences): For Students Who Hate This Stuff

In this four-week course, students will learn intermediate grammar techniques to use to improve their writing.
56 total reviews for this teacher
15 reviews for this class
Completed by 72 learners
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Class

55 minutes

per class

Twice per week

over 4 weeks

11-14

year olds

4-8

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Description

Class Experience

The ultimate goal of this class is to have students feel comfortable using compound, complex and compound/complex sentences in their writing. 
In preparing this course, I kept in mind that most students don't find grammar to be the most interesting subject. I find that key to success is to create lessons that don't overwhelm the students with terms and definitions, and to focus on how the ability to use the grammar helps their own writing. I also realize the attention span of students at this age is about 6 minutes, so lessons are fast-paced to keep all students attention.
Homework should not take more than 10 minutes. It will usually consist of writing sentences, or a paragraph, demonstrating the concepts we learned. I suggest students do not do homework right after the class. Since our goal is to have students retain the information, it is usually better practice if they wait a while before they do it.
Progress will be assessed with reviewing concepts and homework in each class.
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

Teacher

Mr. BugFormer Principal and English Teacher; Current Small Business Owner
56 total reviews
42 completed classes

About Me

I have over twenty years' experience in education. I began my career as an English teacher working with students in grades 6-8.  I also have experience in school administration as a K-8 principal.

I believe learning should and can be fun. I know... 
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