Writing with IEW for Grades 3-5 (10:00)
Course: Writing with IEW for Grades 3-5 (10:00)
Instructor: Ellen Dockham
Curriculum: IEW’s Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales, 3rd edition. ($29, available Summer 2019 at iew.com. Please do not purchase a used copy since it will not work with the new edition). 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 14 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)