live: $ 325
rec.: $ 275
MONDAY 10:00 - 11:00 am EST
This course provides foundational grammar and writing skills for middle school students. Skills covered include, but are not limited to: parts of speech, sentence structure, paragraph development, literary elements and self-editing. Students also practice different styles of writing including research based,narrative, journalistic and descriptive. Students will receive group instruction on grammar and writing skills, have the opportunity to submit drafts of their writing to be checked and corrected by the instructor, and have opportunities for sharing their writing with the other class members.
Weekly homework reinforces the concepts taught in class and the teacher is available during live office hours and by email to assist students. Assignments are graded and students receive a mid-term report as well as a year-end course completion form.