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Beginning Phonics- CVC


Taking Notes and Writing a Paragraph: History of Cell Phones -The IEW Way

Write a key word outline and paragraph from a source text in this 2-meeting class using IEW Units 2 and 4.
Sarah Speer - Registered IEW Teacher
164 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 9 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
50 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 2 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course 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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Class Experience

Students will identify important details to support a topic.
Students will create a 1-paragraph outline with 3-4 words per line.
Students will brainstorm strong vocabulary to use in the essay.
Students will write a 1-paragraph essay with a topic sentence and clincher using a variety of strong vocabulary.
I taught 4th-8th grade English in public and private schools. I am a trained writing teacher for the Institute for Excellence in Writing. 
After Class 1: Brainstorm some adjectives, adverbs, and strong verbs to use in the essay.
After Class 2: Add 2 dress-ups to the paragraph and write with correct grammar. Optional: Turn in your paragraph. I will give feedback but no formal grade.
I will provide handouts on the Classroom Page for students to print before class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Student will have a complete outline and paragraph. Optionally-I will give feedback on the final paragraph.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
I am using the structure and style taught in the Institute for Excellence in Writing.


Sarah Speer - Registered IEW TeacherExperienced Writing Educator - Registered IEW Instructor - Former Certified Teacher
164 total reviews
172 completed classes

About Me

I love teaching upper elementary and middle school students how to write. When I was a student, I made all A's, but I was a very poor writer. The program that taught me to be a better writer is the same program I teach in my classes. Personally, I... 
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