Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(146)
In just 4 sessions, students will learn to outline from larger text, summarize and write content in their own words. Proper Topic and clincher sentences will be practiced to provide clarity.

Class Experience

US Grade 4 - 7
By the end of this 4-session class, students will have written 4 papers/paragraphs. They will understand out to make an outline from a larger text, selecting important and interesting facts,  and write it into a paragraph. Students will understand the importance of a clear topic and clincher sentences in a paragraph. They will have learned several "dress-ups" and "sentence opener" style techniques. 
I love what IEW does for student's writing. It gives them a clear rubric for what is expected. I have taken my own children through IEW 3 times each! I have taught IEW in a classroom setting for 5 years instructing students and coaching parents. I have expanded my teaching to the online platform and love it. 
After each session, the student will have a 1 paragraph paper to write. Participation in-class activities, challenges, and peer reviews will make this a rich experience for students. I desire that each of my students utilize the resources provide for them.
Please be able to submit papers via google docs. Handwritten papers can be scanned or photographed.

Before class print the Source Document and Outlining Template
1-2 pieces of lined paper and writing utensils. 

Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
I provide positive feedback on papers turned in. I my focus is on the structure and style presented in class. Grammar and spelling corrections are not addressed. 
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

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Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(146)
People, especially kids are my passion. My goal is to cultivate a love and lifestyle of learning in my students. I have a B.A. from the University of Washington with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education. For over 10 years I have been tutoring... 
Flex Class


for 4 weeks
4 weeks

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(7)
Completed by 33 learners
No live video meetings
Ages 9-14
3-10 learners per class

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