English

Stop, It's the Grammar Police!-- Grammar 101 Made Fun

In this 8-week course, students will learn the elements of proper grammar, punctuation, and style.
Sadie (Sarah) Thiagarajan
11 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 4 learners
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Class

55 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 8 weeks

9-13

year olds

3-9

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

Students will be able to demonstrate the proper use of punctuation.
Students will be able to demonstrate the proper use of commas, colons and semi-colons
Students will be able to identify, define and use participial phrases.
Students will be able to describe and create a proper paragraph and recognize the structure of an essay. 
Students will be able to identify and demonstrate active and passive voice. 
Students will be able to discern and properly use common homophones in a sentence
Students will be able to identify and demonstrate appropriate verb tenses in a sentence.
Students will be able to recognize errors, edit, and correct simple sentences.
There is no assigned homework for this class. However, it is strongly encouraged that students try practicing what they learn in personal writing. Supplemental exercises, videos, and activities will be posted in the classroom for additional practice. 
Students will need materials for note-taking and writing down examples.
Any other materials will be uploaded to the classroom by the instructor.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Classes are not formally  graded. 
Written evaluations are available upon request for personal learning portfolios. 
Written evaluations require attendance at a minimum of eight (6) classes, and must be requested before the start of the second class. 
The evaluation will include information on attendance, preparedness, participation (in class and on the discussion board), and conduct. Personal growth will also be noted. 
Please contact me for any further questions.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
This class is loosely based on Strunk and White's "The Elements of Style" and other similar books.
Any other resources, references, or source material will be uploaded to the classroom board.

Teacher

Sadie (Sarah) Thiagarajan
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Student of Life, Teacher for Life !
11 total reviews
27 completed classes

About Me

I am a polymath, a person who has many interests and loves all kinds of learning, over many subjects. I am also an auto-didact: I love to learn on my own. so very likely, I'm a lot like you. 
I have taught many subjects, but some of my favorites... 
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