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English l for Grades 9-10 (2:00)

English l for Grades 9-10 (2:00)

Course: English l for Grades 9-10

Instructor: Callie Cornelius


Price: $280

Class Description: This class will utilize Circe Institute’s “The Lost Tools of Writing: Level 1” to teach students next steps in creating beautiful, persuasive essays. Lost Tools of Writing teaches artful ways of constructing argumentative, persuasive essays to help students reason and write more clearly. This class is a natural next step for early highschool students who already have a basic understanding of IEW and/or essay writing. In addition to the curriculum, students will read a variety of short stories to build appreciation for quality literature and to inspire their essays. This course is a High School English credit.

Please note: This class will also meet  weekly for a 45 minute session to cover the literature portion of this credit. This session will be predominately online (zoom meeting) but will also include a once per month in-person meeting. The schedule will be determined according to student/family availability.

Curriculum: Circe Institute’s “The Lost Tools of Writing Level 1 - Student Workbook”

Homework Requirements: Students will work on perfecting outlining methods and writing from outlines in various genres. Expect 2-3 hours a week outside of class.

Duration: 28 weeks

Books and Supplies required for purchase by families: Circe Institute’s “The Lost Tools of Writing Level 1 - Student Workbook” (Student Book Only)

Grading: Letter Grade and Percentage

Teacher Bio: Callie Cornelius is a homeschool graduate and current college student pursuing a degree in Classical Civilizations at UNCG. Callie benefited from learning from a wide range of curriculum during her homeschool education, including Classical Conversations and Veritas Press. She is passionate about the homeschool community and providing families with the best education. This will be her third year teaching at FE.

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