If you are interested in composition classes for your homeschooler ages 8-18, there will be some classes offered in the 2014-2015 school year in Lapeer.
Three IEW classes will be offered along with two optional (and free) grammar modules.
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Classes will meet in Lapeer on 24 Thursdays throughout the school year at the
Lapeer Free Methodist Church.
Here is the schedule to give you an idea:
9:30 – 10:30 Elementary
10:30 – 10:50 Grammar Module 1
10:50 – 11:00 BREAK
11:00 – 12:00 Middle School
12: 00 – 12:20 Grammar Module 2
12:20 – 12:30 BREAK
12:30 – 1:45 High School
IEW, or Institute for Excellence in Writing, is a very thorough and effective program that yields excellent measurable results. However, the learning curve for the instructor is steep so many homeschool moms find it difficult to integrate into their homeschool routines. .
*1 – Elementary *(ages 8-11, grades 3-5) – IEW’s All Things Fun and
Fascinating will be their student text. This is the first time a writing class will be offered for elementary students! Total cost $200, payable in four
*2 – Middle School *(ages 11-14, grades 6-8, mature 5th graders with IEW
experience) – IEW’s Ancient History-Based Writing Lessons will be their
student text. Total cost $200, payable in four installments
*3 – High School
Students must pay the registration fee of $35 each by August 15. The fee
covers the purchase of a worktext, copies, and other supplies. Each student
must have a book; siblings cannot share.
Class fee payments will be due in four installments on September 11,
November 6, January 22, March 19. Elementary & Middle School $50, High
School $68.75. Class fees are non-refundable.
*New this year…. Optional Grammar Module at no charge this year as they will be using your children as guinea pigs hehe, to take advantage of this one-year-only free opportunity. There is no charge for the class for composition students, but a nominal copy fee for the worksheets will be charged. Homework will be required and must be competed in order to attend class. No outside grading is included.
Info on Grammar Modules:
The grammar modules will use IEW’s newly-revised Fix-It series. Students
hunt for and correct errors in daily passages that cumulatively tell a
story. Fix It! encourages students to immediately apply new grammar
knowledge in context, aiding in the transfer of grammar skills into their
Students will take a placement test to determine which grammar module is
appropriate. Placement Test:
If you want to know more about your instructor, click here. I encourage you to read the unsolicited comments from previous students and their parents.
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