IEW Classes

Classes Below Began Wednesday, September 8


IEW Level 1

(3rd – 5th grade)

Meeting comic characters, crafty creatures, and mighty men of history, 3rd through 5th grade students will enjoy moving through seven IEW units. In this two semester class, they will learn vocabulary words and IEW’s elements of style as well as how to write outlines, paragraphs, stories, multi-paragraph reports, and narratives.


9:00 – 10:00 a.m. (PST)

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

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


IEW Level 2

(4th – 6th grade)

From Ashurbanipal to Mayan chocolate, 4th through 6th grade students will enjoy exploring the ancient world as they progress through nine IEW units. Throughout the year they 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.


10:15 – 11:15 a.m. (PST)

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

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


IEW Level 3

(6th – 8th grade)

In this year-long class, 6th through 8th grade 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, they will learn to write outlines, multi-paragraph reports, stories, basic essays, narratives, and critiques. Vocabulary words and stylistic techniques will be incorporated into each assignment.


11:30 – 12:30 p.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 9th and 10th grade students will become more confident writers and readers as they delve into the details of essay writing and the elements of literary analysis. Students will also practice a variety of style techniques as they use their newly acquired skills to write a variety of essays such as expository, narrative, persuasive, literary analysis, and more.


2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (PST)

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