Writing with IEW for Grades 3-6 (10:00)
Course: Writing with IEW for Grades 3-6 (10:00)
Instructor: Ellen Dockham
Curriculum Needed: IEW’s Modern World History-Based Writing Lessons, Student Book only. ($29, available at iew.com. This book is labeled as IEW Level B but includes accommodations for Level A students.) Parents new to IEW are also required to purchase the Structure and Style Overview DVD from IEW ($10).
Course Description: Using materials from the Institute for Excellence in Writing, your student will progress through seven units: key word outlining, writing from key words, narrative stories, summarizing references, writing from pictures, multiple source research, and creative writing. Your student won’t even know how hard he or she is working because this class is full of fun!
This class will be taught by Ellen Dockham, who has been teaching with IEW for 15 years and holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. Ellen has worked as a newspaper reporter and editor, a public relations specialist, and a freelance writer. She also offers private tutoring in writing, grammar, reading comprehension, and literary analysis. (26 weeks)
NOTE: If your 6th-grader has one year or less of IEW experience, choose this course.