ENGLISH - Writing and Grammar (Middle School) - Grades 6-8

Instructor: Wendy Webb

Date & Time: Thursdays 9-10:30AM (Begins September 6, 2018)

Tuition: $275 (30  90-minute classes); Includes text/materials fees


This course is a literature-based class in which students will:


Read, discuss, and analyze literature;

Expand vocabulary;

Develop writing skills through essays;

Learn literary terms;

Develop ideas and communication skills through

discussion, writing, and evaluation.


The class generally covers a book a month, with vocabulary and literary terms related to that book.  For each unit the students will write one essay and take a test on the book.


2017-2018 Books (2018 list TBA)

The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliffe

The Call of the Wild by Jack London

The Man Who Would Be King by Rudyard Kipling

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

The Swiss Family Robinson by Jonathan Wyss

The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom




ENGLISH - Writing and Grammar (High School) - Grades 9-12

Instructor: Wendy Webb

Date & Time: Thursdays 12-2PM (Begins September 6, 2018)

Tuition: $350 (30  2-hour classes); Includes text/materials fees


This course is a literature-based class in which

students will:


Read, discuss, and analyze literature;

Expand vocabulary;

Develop writing skills through essays and a term paper;

Learn literary terms;

Develop ideas and communication skills through discussion, writing, and evaluation.


The class will cover one book at a time, with vocabulary, writing assignments, and literary terms related to that book.  The students will write essays throughout the year, and turn in a term paper at the end of the year.


2017-2018 Books (2018 list TBA)

Silas Marner by George Eliot

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Billy Budd by Herman Melville

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Romance of Tristan and Isolde by Belloc

The House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Ball and the Cross by G. K. Chesterton




*There is also a $75/student registration fee.  This fee is charged once per school year.  Tuition fees include text/materials fees.

 

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