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3rd and 4th Grade Writing Wizards/Part 2

Weekly Writing Work: IEW Writing-Two Twenty-Five Minute Meetings/Week

Sarah Speer - Registered IEW Teacher
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(180)
In this ongoing class, students will practice outlining and writing 1-3 paragraph descriptive, expository, persuasive, or narrative (fable) essays.

Class Experience

US Grade 4 - 6
Students will be able to:
-take notes using key words and outlines.
-use a variety of style techniques to make their writing more interesting.
-write a story or report from a key word outline with a topic sentence and clincher.
-rewrite a fable with new characters and a new setting to create a new story.
-ask questions about a picture to create a story with a topic sentence and clincher.
-write a variety of essays using ideas of their own.
-explain ideas in an expository essay.
-write a descriptive essay using the five senses.
-use persuasive arguments to write a persuasive essay.
-think about their own lives and ideas to answer reflective writing prompts. 
I am a registered IEW instructor. I have taught 4th-7th grade English in public and private school.
I will assign homework after every class. The homework is optional. However, I'm happy to provide a grade for any completed assignment.
There will be 2 assignments per week:
1-complete a key word outline using the steps provided in class.
2-use your outline to write the 1-3 paragraph report, essay, or story.
 1 file available upon enrollment
No purchased material required. Paper and pencil
In class assessment:
-I call on each student as often as possible, and I will assess and gently guide students and class discussion throughout the class time. Students are free to talk to me, use a thumbs up, and/or respond in the chat box.
After class assessment:
-Students have the opportunity to complete homework assignments. I will comment on each assignment and provide a grade if that is desired.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
I use the Institute for Excellence in Writing program. I create all of my own curriculum. Parents don't need to purchase anything.

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Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(180)
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... 
Group Class


weekly ($8 per class)
2x per week
25 min

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(20)
Completed by 221 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 9-12
3-9 learners per class

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