2022-2023 Writing Classes

Online Classes Begin September 6 and 7, 2022


IEW Level 1

(3rd – 4th grade)

Meeting comic characters, crafty creatures, and mighty men of history, students will enjoy moving through seven IEW units. In this two semester class, beginning writers will learn vocabulary words and IEW’s elements of style as well as how to write outlines, paragraphs, stories, multi-paragraph reports, and narratives.


Tuesdays from 2:00 – 2:55 p.m. (PST)

$265 per semester (Full Year – Two Semester Class)

Required text: All Things Fun & Fascinating (2nd Edition)


IEW Level 2

(4th – 5th grade)

Let students’ imaginations soar as they enjoy classic children’s tales while learning to write with structure and style! In this year-long course students will practice IEW’s elements of style along with how to write outlines, paragraphs, stories, narratives, and multi-paragraph papers. Text includes vocabulary cards, literature suggestions, and access to helpful PDF downloads.


Tuesdays from 9:00 – 9:55 a.m. (PST)

$265 per semester (Full Year – Two Semester Class)

Required text: Fables, Myths, and Fairy Tales (3rd Edition)


IEW Level 3

(5th – 6th grade)

From Ashurbanipal to Mayan chocolate, students will enjoy exploring the ancient world as they progress through nine IEW units. Throughout the year students will learn a variety of vocabulary words and stylistic techniques, as well as how to write outlines, paragraphs, stories, multi-paragraph reports, short essays, narratives, and critiques.


Tuesdays from 10:00 – 10:55 a.m. (PST)

$275 per semester (Full Year – Two Semester Class)

Required text: Ancient History-Based Writing (6th Edition)


IEW Level 4

(6th – 8th grade)

In this year-long class, students will develop their writing skills while learning interesting facts about prominent people and significant events in U.S. history. Working through nine IEW units, students will learn how to write outlines, stories, multi-paragraph reports, basic essays, narratives, and critiques. Vocabulary words and stylistic techniques will be incorporated into each assignment.


Tuesdays from 11:00 – 11:55 a.m. (PST)

$275 per semester (Full Year – Two Semester Class)

Required Text: U.S. History-Based Writing (2nd Edition)


Composition 1

(9th – 10th Grade)

Throughout the year students will become more confident writers as they delve into the details of essay writing while also practicing a variety of style techniques. Students will then use their newly acquired skills to write a variety of essays such as expository, narrative, persuasive, literary analysis, and more.


Wednesdays from 11:00 – 11:55 p.m. (PST)

$285.00 per semester (Full Year – Two Semester Class)