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Elementary School Writing

Writing: Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales
Grades 3–5

 

 Not offered this year

 

Class Cost: $230
Books:
  1. Institute for Excellence in Writing: Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales, 2nd Edition
  2. Student Resource Packet: Free download with purchase of student book or buy the binder package. https://iew.com/shop/products/student-resource-package-packet-and-binder
 
Prerequisite: A solid understanding of parts of speech and the ability to compose a complete sentence.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Students will gain writing skills by imitating classic literature. Characters and adventures will capture your student's imagination and provide rich writing material. The students will learn about writing with structure and style and using dress-ups and sentence openers to help develop their own personal style. We will use FIX IT to review grammar rules, and vocabulary will be extended.

***This class is on a three-year rotation with Writing: All Things Fun and Fascinating and Writing: Based on Ancient History.


 

Writing: All Things Fun and Fascinating
Grades 3–5

 

Thursday 1:45–2:40

Friday 1:45–2:40

Class Cost: $240
Books:
  1. Institute for Excellence in Writing: All Things Fun and Fascinating, 2nd Edition
  2. Student Resource Packet: Free download with purchase of student book or buy the Student Resource Package (Packet and Binder) (https://iew.com/shop/products/student-resource-package-packet-and-binder)

 

 

 
Prerequisite: A solid understanding of parts of speech and the ability to compose a complete senctence.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Using brief facts and stories, students will learn how to create outlines and write from outlines. They will apply style techniques to their writing to encourage them to express their ideas creatively. Assignments will include paragraphs, short reports, stories, and writing from pictures.


***This class is on a three-year rotation with Writing: Based on Ancient History and Writing: Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales.


 

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