live: $ 325
rec.: $ 275
MONDAY 11:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
This course provides foundational grammar and writing skills for middle school students. Skills covered include, but are not limited to: parts of speech, sentence structure, paragraph development, literary elements and self-editing. Students also practice different styles of writing including research based,narrative, journalistic and descriptive. Students will receive group instruction on grammar and writing skills, have the opportunity to submit drafts of their writing to be checked and corrected by the instructor, and have opportunities for sharing their writing with the other class members.
Weekly homework reinforces the concepts taught in class and the teacher is available during live office hours and by email to assist students. Assignments are graded and students receive a mid-term report as well as a year-end course completion form.
Tracy Radford lives on the sunny west coast of Florida with her four boys and sheltie puppy. She homeschooled two sons through high school with two still enjoying the homeschool process. Tracy currently attends graduate school online out of Boston pursuing a doctoral degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. When not teaching or studying, Tracy can be found in the gym, at the beach or enjoying a book with a hot cup of coffee.