Grammar with a Grin: Advanced Grammar, Writing, and Rhetoric for PSAT/SAT/ACT
Learning grammar sometimes is a bit dull, so this ongoing course attempts to liven grammar up with memes, jokes, pop culture, & fun projects while also being rigorous! Students have lots of instructor feedback & accountability.
US Grade 7 - 10
In the Greek Academy of Plato’s time, only three subjects were taught: Rhetoric, Logic, and Grammar. Nothing else mattered if you had no foundation in those three subjects. Times haven’t changed much, as these are the foundational skills of communication, reading, and writing. This course prepares students to use grammar concepts in their everyday lives and master the grammar/writing portion of the SAT/PSAT. Each week, students will be introduced to a grammar topic. The foundations of...
Students will improve their knowledge and application of grammar, writing, and rhetoric.
I am a secondary English teacher with certifications in gifted education and special education. I have been professionally teaching for 7 years at all levels (dual credit, inclusion, and general education) and have a masters of arts in English education. I enjoy using discussion-based learning to help students think deeply about the texts and concepts that they read or learn about. I want to make learning fun!
Homework OfferedStudents have a choice on how much or how little they complete within the course. Certain assignments (quizzes and writing assignments are required). Most students can expect to spend 45 minutes per week outside of the course. Worksheets and other assignments are optional.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments OfferedQuizzes and Writing assignments, grades
1 file available upon enrollmentNotes (provided), writing utensils
3rd Party Sites: Google Docs (writing assignments), Google Forms (quizzes). Students will not be providing emails. I will send students a Form link and they will take the quiz (no emails required). Students will send me the link of their writings via Google Doc links.
Meet the teacher
Thank you for visiting my Outschool profile! Since I was 5 years-old, I knew that I wanted to be a teacher. Now, 7 years in my career, I still love it. There is nothing that I enjoy more than helping my students reach their goals and become better...
1x per week
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 15 learners
Live video meetings
3-8 learners per class
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