2018/2019 SKrafty IEW Writing Classes

$249.99

It’s writing time!  Please join us for a fun-filled writing class with live classes, grading, and some Minecraft.  These courses will be a 2 semester class, and the text book will vary depending on the age level.  Each class can be used for a full writing or grammar credit.  We will have a live class each week, assignments, and of course Minecraft activities to go along with it.  The live class will be recorded to watch later.  These classes will be taught using methodology by The Institute for Excellence in Writing by teachers certified to teach with this method.  You can read more about this method below:

Institute for Excellence in Writing

Following are the details:

  • Weekly teacher led live class and textbook assignments.  Classes will meet in a virtual classroom with Adobe Connect in which the teacher will present the lesson and interact with students.
  • Students will log into online class portal for weekly assignments.
  • Weekly Minecraft Project.
  • Papers and assignments will be graded in the writing classes.  Grammar classes will have online quizzes which are automatically graded.
  • In – Game rewards for completing course milestones.

NOTE:  Due to the grading and teaching time involved these classes have limited space.

 

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Description

Grades 3 – 5 Writing All Things Fun and Fascinating (Student Book)*

Humorous characters, cunning creatures, and meritorious men of history will captivate 3rd–5th graders as they learn to write with structure and style.  Moving through Units 1–7, students will take notes, summarize narrative stories, write from pictures, put together a mini research report, and compose creative essays. This class is ideal for students new to IEW in 4th – 6th grade.

Grades 4 – 6 Writing Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales— SOLD OUT!!

This is a one-year enjoyable writing course that combines IEW’s Teaching Writing: Structure and Style method with classic children’s literature. Covering IEW TWSS Units 1-7, students learn how to take notes, summarize narrative stories, summarize references, write from pictures, and compose their own fables, myths, and fairy tales.  This theme-based writing curriculum offers a full year of instruction for students in grades 4 – 6.

Grades 4 – 7 Writing Ancient History Based Writing Lessons (Student Book)* — SOLD OUT!!

In this yearlong course students will write about six major ancient civilizations—Sumer, Egypt, Israel, Babylon, Greece, and Rome—while working progressively through the nine IEW units and a variety of stylistic techniques. This class can be a level A or B. Students that took Fables Myths and Fairytales should be prepared for this class. New IEW students in grades 4-7 will also do well in this class. Students should be reading at a minimum of a fourth grade level.

Grades 6th – 12th Writing Medieval Based Writing Lessons (Student Book)* — SOLD OUT!!

Civilizations, events, and major figures of the Middle Ages come to life as students write using IEW’s stylistic techniques and the nine structural units. These 31 lessons acquaint young learners with Charlemagne, the Vikings, knighthood, geniuses of the Renaissance, and more! This class is for new IEW students in 6th-12th grade and/or experienced students that have finished Ancient History Based Writing or World History Based writing

Grades 8th – 12th Writing Following Narnia Book 2*

This course requires the student to read four Narnia books in conjunction with the writing course: Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, and the Last Battle. This is an upper level B/C book that requires analytical writing. This course is suggested for those with 1-2 years of IEW experience or new students in 8th-12th grade. Advanced elements are covered. No research paper.

Grades 6th & Up Rockets Radars and Robotics 

Rockets, Radar, & Robotics gives middle school students practice writing with the IEW models and stylistic techniques using technology as the subject material.  This course is designed for students with 1-2 years of previous IEW experience. Students will write a research paper.

NOTE:  Classes must have a minimum number of 8 students to “make” the class.  These classes are limited.

Both Semesters Writing Classes

**Writing classes are not included in the EDU subscription, but subscribers get a significant discount.  ($50 cost for class instead of $249.99).

Live weekly Class with in game assignments (Full Year, includes both semester live class + grading) – $249.99 ($50 for SKrafty EDU Subscribers)

Text Book Required

Required Textbooks (Must be purchased separately):

Please use code JoannJ if ordering from IEW.

Grades 3 – 5 Writing All Things Fun and Fascinating (Student Book)*

Humorous characters, cunning creatures, and meritorious men of history will captivate 3rd–5th graders as they learn to write with structure and style.  Moving through Units 1–7, students will take notes, summarize narrative stories, write from pictures, put together a mini research report, and compose creative essays. This class is ideal for students new to IEW in 4th – 6th grade.

Grades 4 – 6 Writing Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales*

This is a one-year enjoyable writing course that combines IEW’s Teaching Writing: Structure and Style method with classic children’s literature. Covering IEW TWSS Units 1-7, students learn how to take notes, summarize narrative stories, summarize references, write from pictures, and compose their own fables, myths, and fairy tales.  This theme-based writing curriculum offers a full year of instruction for students in grades 4 – 6.

Grades 4 – 7 Writing Ancient History Based Writing Lessons (Student Book)*

In this yearlong course students will write about six major ancient civilizations—Sumer, Egypt, Israel, Babylon, Greece, and Rome—while working progressively through the nine IEW units and a variety of stylistic techniques. This class can be a level A or B. Students that took Fables Myths and Fairytales should be prepared for this class. New IEW students in grades 4-7 will also do well in this class. Students should be reading at a minimum of a fourth grade level.

Grades 6th – 12th Writing Medieval Based Writing Lessons (Student Book)*

Civilizations, events, and major figures of the Middle Ages come to life as students write using IEW’s stylistic techniques and the nine structural units. These 31 lessons acquaint young learners with Charlemagne, the Vikings, knighthood, geniuses of the Renaissance, and more! This class is for new IEW students in 6th-12th grade and/or experienced students that have finished Ancient History Based Writing or World History Based writing

Grades 8th – 12th Writing Following Narnia Book 2*

This course requires the student to read four Narnia books in conjunction with the writing course: Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, and the Last Battle. This is an upper level B/C book that requires analytical writing. This course is suggested for those with 1-2 years of IEW experience or new students in 8th-12th grade. Advanced elements are covered. No research paper.

Grades 6th & Up Rockets Radars and Robotics 

Rockets, Radar, & Robotics gives middle school students practice writing with the IEW models and stylistic techniques using technology as the subject material.  This course is designed for students with 1-2 years of previous IEW experience. Students will write a research paper.

Please use code JoannJ if ordering from IEW.

Class Times by Grade

Class Times:

WHEN :

Live Classes begin the week of Monday, September 10th.  There will be a week off for Thanksgiving on November 19 – 23, and 2 weeks off during December 24th – January 4th.  Second semester will begin on the week of Monday, January 7th and conclude on the week of April 29th.  Spring break will take place during the week of March 25 – 29 during which there will be no classes.

  • Grades 3 – 5th (All Things Fun..) Tuesdays at 11:30 – 1:00 PM CST
  • Grades 4 – 6th (Fables) Mondays at 12:15 – 1:45 PM CST
  • Grades 4th – 7th (Ancient)Tuesdays at 9 am – 10:30 AM CST
  • Grades 6th & Up (Medieval History) Mondays at 9 – 10:30 AM CST
  • Grades 6th & Up (Following Narnia) Mondays at 10:30 – 12:00 PM CST
  • Grades 6th & Up (Rocket Radar & Robotics) Mondays at 12:15 pm – 1:45 pm CST

Requirements and Prerequisites

  • Premium Minecraft Account and Minecraft for PC or MAC if you are doing the Minecraft portion.
  • Minecraft account must be whitelisted on SKrafty Homeschool Minecraft Server.
  • Required Textbook see class descriptions:
    Please use code JoannJ if ordering from IEW.
  • Student should know the basics of building in Minecraft, and use proper Minecraft ettiquette (no griefing, etc.)
  • Students will be able to log in and begin on Monday, September 10th

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