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High School Level Writing

Writing Based on U.S. History
Grades 9–12


Not offered this year. Offered again in 2022—2023.

Teacher:  TBD
Class Cost: $227
  1. Institute for Excellence in Writing: Advanced U.S. History-Based Writing Lessons Student Book
  2. Student Resource Packet: Free download with purchase of student book or buy the spiral bound Student Resource Package.

Supplies: A dictionary and thesaurus should be available at home.

English Credit
Prerequisite: At least one-year experience with IEW curriculum.

While writing about topics from the explorers to modern times, students will develop more advanced writing skills such as thesis statements, MLA format, persuasive essays, research papers, and a devotional.


Analytical Writing for Essays
        and Research Papers
Grades 10–12





Teacher: TBD
Class and Copy Cost: $232
Books and Supplies:
  1. Institute for Excellence in Writing: The Elegant Essay Student Book, 3rd Edition
  2. Institute for Excellence in Writing: Writing Research Papers—The Essential Tools
  3. Flash drive
English Credit
College Prep
Prerequisite: At least one year experience with IEW curriculum.

Preparing students for college writing, units will include thesis statements, essay organization, transitions, introductions, conclusions, practice with descriptive and persuasive essays, and SAT essays. Students will also learn how to take notes from texts or from live lectures, craft college-level papers, and write or speak persuasively to a wide variety of audiences.

Ther is a $5 copy fee included in the cost of this class.


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