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  [15] Excellent Writing 1 For Beginners 12Instructor: MJ Gleichman
Grades: 3rd to 8thRoom: C123
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 12Prerequisites:
Tuition: $35.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $15.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Three ring binder 1.5-2.0 inches in diameter Copied Student Resource Notebook Composition Notebook
Annual One Time Cost $ 0Description: Copies and paper.
Homework: 1 hour per week /
The Excellence In Writing Curriculum is used to provide a "practice" for quality writing. Students are given source texts to "rewrite" by addition a system of "dress-ups" and "sentence openers". The elements of the curriculum are added as the students master the concepts. In addition a Fix-It grammar editing curriculum is used to model quality writing using the IEW method and to introduce standardized vocabulary found on many grade level standardized tests. This class is primarily for those who are new to IEW OR for those needing a bit more time in the basics of the system.