Writing: Intro to Starter Words; (25 Min) One-Time Group Class
In this course, students will learn to use what I call 'starter words', a skill that will allow them to write above grade level.
US Grade 5 - 8
Get $2 off my class "Writing: Intro to Starter Words" with coupon code SARAH2022INSW2 until Feb 28, 2022. Get started at https://outschool.com/classes/writing-intro-to-starter-words-rVHCYxP8 and enter the coupon code at checkout. In this introductory class, students will engage in using phrases to improve and elevate their writing. In other words, they will use what I call 'starter words’ that assist with transition throughout the written text. We will use a mnemonic device in the form of a...
Students will be able to use 'starter words' to improve their writing. The starter words we will review in this class are: as, if, when, while, even though, though, before, after, despite, because, whenever, during, whether, in order (to), since, until.
I am a certified ELA teacher and taught in the classroom for three years. Beyond ELA specifically, I have over 10 years teaching experience in and outside of the classroom from preschool to high school age. I also have a TESOL certificate, a B.S. in Psychology and an M.A. in Intercultural Studies.
Assessments OfferedLearners will have an opportunity to demonstrate understanding throughout class via participation.
Students should have handouts printed off to use during class and a writing utensil. The handout(s) will be uploaded to the classroom page.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
We will use the handouts provided during class which include a list of the starter words and space for students to write. The handout(s) will be uploaded to the classroom page the morning of class.
Meet the teacher
Hi! My name is Ms. Sarah. I am a certified ELA teacher who formerly taught in the public school system. I'm also a homeschool mom. I enjoy teaching small classes, usually between 5-7 students, where I have an opportunity to check in with each...
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1-5 learners per class