OPEN REGISTRATION thru Sept. 11, 2014

  • IEW Writing (Grades 4-6)

Subject: English - Writing

Description:
While introducing the tried and true methods of Excellence in Writing, this two-semester class will use articles and stories unique to North Carolina and its rich history. Upper elementary and early middle school students will learn to take notes, summarize narrative stories, summarize references, write from pictures, and much more. This instruction includes both the fictional and non-fictional side of writing.

Class Time: Thursdays at 2 pm - 3:15 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST). First semester begins: September 4, 2014 and ends November 20, 2014. Second semester begins January 8, 2015 and ends March 26, 2015. (Schedule is subject to minor adjustment.)

Materials list: three-ring binder with five tabs, notebook paper, pens, and a highlighter. All other necessary handouts will be provided.

Online requirements: updated web browser (Firefox, Chrome); USB headset with microphone (mandatory); high capacity broadband/cable internet connection; updated version of Flash Player; updated word processing program (MS Word or Pages); document backup (Dropbox).





IEW Writing (4-6) - 1 semester




Cost: $180 for 12 weeks of instruction per semester. Due date for first semester payment: September 2, 2014. Due date for second semester payment: January 5, 2015. Register by sending payment through PayPal to: gail@timelineofclassics.com OR register through the PayPal button shown above. Registration fee is non-refundable.

Feel free to contact me with questions!

Gail Ledbetter
IEW Certified Instructor, Author, Exhibitor
Institute for Excellence in Writing
gail@timelineofclassics.com
gail@iew.com
(336) 402-0030


  • The Persuasive Side of Literary Analysis (Grades 8-12)

Subject: Classic Literature - Great Books

Description: Think with us as we read, discuss, and write about classic literature! This two-semester webinar-style class is designed to introduce students to the basics of literary analysis while learning to construct a five-paragraph persuasive essay. Preliminary concepts will be modeled using familiar fairy tales and stories before diving into works of classic literature to be determined by the class.

Instruction includes: Socratic-style discussion, annotation and comprehension skills, dialectical journaling, vocabulary, persuasive essay writing (useful for SAT and ACT preparation), and more.

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What does sorting Expo markers have to do with writing a persuasive essay?…everything!

Class Time: Thursdays at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST). First semester begins: September 4, 2014 and ends November 20, 2014. Second semester begins January 8, 2015 and ends March 26, 2015. (Schedule is subject to minor adjustment.)

Materials List: College-ruled composition book; pens, pencils, markers for note taking; all other materials will be provided. The class will determine our reading list once the course gets underway.

Online requirements: updated web browser (Firefox, Chrome); USB headset with microphone (mandatory); high capacity broadband/cable internet connection; updated version of Flash Player; updated word processing program (MS Word or Pages); document backup (Dropbox).





Literary Analysis - 1 semester





Cost: $240 for 12 weeks of instruction per semester. Due date for first semester payment: September 2, 2014. Due date for second semester payment: January 5, 2015. Register by sending payment through PayPal to: gail@timelineofclassics.com OR register through the PayPal button shown above. Registration fee is non-refundable.

Feel free to contact me with questions!

Gail Ledbetter
IEW Certified Instructor, Author, Exhibitor
Institute for Excellence in Writing
gail@timelineofclassics.com
gail@iew.com
(336) 402-0030


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CC Practicum skit. Hmmm…lentils, ashes, wooden shoes…can you guess which fairy tale we were annotating?

  • Book Club (3-5)

10:00am EST at Friendly Educators (Registration closed)

  • Book Club (3-5)

11:00 am EST at Friendly Educators (Registration closed)

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Lively cast and crew acting out “The Fisherman and His Wife.”

  • Book Club (6-8)

1:00 pm EST at Friendly Educators (Registration closed)

  • IEW Writing (K-2) - Bible Heroes

2:00pm EST at Friendly Educators (Registration closed)