No live meetings
Over 11 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per week
How does a “Flexible Schedule” course work?
No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat
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Each week learners will practice a different writing method or genre. Each class will contain a short video with a quick mini-lesson on the genre or method of writing for the week. A Handout with any information needed for the weeks topics will be provided in the classroom. Learners will then be given multiple prompts related to HP in the writing method of the week. The class will work together to brainstorm ideas using discussion forum in classroom. Learners may also post to the classroom...
Learners will improve their writing by practicing different methods and genres. Learners will practice poems, short stories, informative essays, opinion essays, and persuasive essays.
I have a BA in Creative Writing. I am revising and editing my first novel and drafting my second novel. I love writing and I love teaching writing. I have taught many writing lessons to elementary school students and have tutored in writing as well (elementary through high school).
Learners will be expected to complete a final draft of their writing and turn it in as homework. Learners can expect to spend at least an hour a week on homework. Some writing styles or prompts may take longer than others.
Teacher will provided handouts and graphic organizers. Learners will need writing materials - either computer with microsoft word, google docs, etc OR learners may hand write their ideas and submit through scanning
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Learners are expected to contribute to the best of their ability. Learners will be assessed on their participation in discussions. Learners will be assessed by assignments turned in to the teacher. Written feedback will be given for each assignment. A Letter Grade will be given BY REQUEST A Written Report and/or explanation of learners progress will be given BY REQUEST.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Single Learner Classes: - Single learner classes will go ahead as scheduled unless learner and family request otherwise.
Teacher, Writer, Reader, Life Long Learner
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
149 total reviews
325 completed classes
Hello Outschool Families! I go by Ms. T or Ms. Crystal in class. I am a lifelong learner, always open to learning new things and sharing my love of learning with students. As a lifelong learner I am passionate about many subjects and have broad...