5-6 Language Arts

5-6 Writing and Grammar 2020-2021

Mondays, 1:00-2:30

Instructor: Dee Pendergast, d.pend4@gmail.com

Class Tuition: $450 per year or 10 equal installments of $45

Supply Fee: $30 per year, due at registration

*NOTE: There is a minimum of 5 students required for this class to progress; maximum is 15.

Course Description: IEW lays a solid foundation of writing skills.  This class is appropriate for first- and second-year IEW students.  Students will learn how to effectively use a wide range of structural models and stylistic techniques in their compositions as they write on a variety of enjoyable fiction and non-fiction topics.  Students will take notes, summarize narrative stories and references, write from pictures, put together a mini research report, compose creative essays and write critiques.

A good understanding of language is basic to the study of any subject and for communicating with others.  Rod and Staff is a solid grammar and mechanics curriculum.

There may be 2-3 literature books added to this class.

Required Materials: