English for Grades 6-8 (11:00)
***Please note: this class is FULL***
Course: English for Grades 6-8
Instructor: Ms. Callie Cornelius
Curriculum: Institute for Excellence in Writing’s ‘Modern World History-Based Writing Lessons’ for 6-8 Grade (ISBN: 978-1-62341-333-0)
Homework Description: Students will work on perfecting outlining methods and writing from various genres. Expect approximately 2 hours a week outside of class.
Duration: 26 weeks
Course Description: Using the Institute for Excellence in Writing’s Modern World History-based outline, students will learn multiple forms of writing. The class will cover nine units, among which are note making and outlines, summarizing references, and formal essays. 6th-8th Grade English will prepare students for higher writing levels by building their confidence and familiarity in a variety of writing genres.
The course is taught by Callie Cornelius, a homeschool graduate and current college student pursuing a degree in Ancient History with a minor in Literature. Callie benefited from learning from a wide range of curriculum during her homeschool education, including Classical Conversations and Veritas Press. This will be her third year teaching for Classical Conversations and her second year at FE.