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At a Glance:

  • Format: Live; Meets every other Wednesday from 10am – 11:30am CST; See the SKrafty Class Calendar HERE.
  • Course Dates: 9/11/19 – 4/29/20
  • Minecraft Activities: No
  • Graded: Yes
  • Number of Lessons: 15

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Please join us for a fun-filled live writing classes with feedback and grading.  Class can be used for a full writing credit.  This is not a lecture.  Your student will have a live interactive class every other week with assignments that will take two weeks to complete. Class will meet every other week to allow for research and time to write.  The teacher will be available for office hours on alternative weeks.   Writing assignments will be submitted via Google Docs.  Feedback and grades will also be provided on Google Docs.  Attending live class is strongly encouraged for the student to be successful although classes will be recorded.  Microphone and webcams required.  

This class is taught using methodology from The Institute for Excellence in Writing by a teacher certified to teach this method. Mastering Essays is a level B/C IEW course.  Learning advanced writing , students will hone their essay skills focusing on thesis statements, essay organization, and transitions through a variety of essay styles such as descriptive, personal, narrative, argumentative, and persuasive. This course requires students to have at least two years of experience with IEW at level B or C.  Combine this class with a live Fix-it course to provide a more complete experience.   Number of students will be limited for this class to allow more personal interaction as well as the opportunity for presentations.


Course Length

This course will be a two semester class using a book that will be announced in addition to the   Student Resource Packet. Each student is required to purchase a copy of the student book.  The Student Resource Packet is an ebook that must be printed or it may be purchased from IEW.  The student must have a physical copy of the books.  


This class will begin on Wednesday, September 11th from 10:00 am – 11:30 am CST and will end Wednesday, April 29th. Class will meet Live every OTHER week to allow for extra time to complete assignments.
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