IEW Wonders of Science Writing Lessons (Mondays, F.W.)

IEW Wonders of Science Writing Lessons

Grade Level: 5th – 8th grades


Classes Meet: Mondays

Semester 1: Monday, September 9th – November 25th

Semester 2: Monday, January 6th – March 24th

Times: 9:00-10:00 am

Instructor: Tara McClure Schrock


Tuition / Fees: $320.00 tuition- A NON-REFUNDABLE enrollment fee of $120.00 is due within 2 weeks of registration to hold your student’s place in the class and allow the teacher to buy any needed supplies.  That leaves $100 due September 9th and $100 January 6th. 

This is FULL year-long class. 

Course Description:   Wonders of Science Writing Lessons is a comprehensive class for learning, practicing and fine tuning a wide variety of writing skills. Starting with pre-writing and key word outlining this course teaches students to think about a source text and make decisions about what they see as significant information. This process develops thinking, decision making and organization of thoughts. The course goes onto teach formats for a large variety of paragraphs and full essays. The book alternates between report writing and creative writing assignments which helps to keep it interesting for the student. A variety of grammar and literary devices are peppered throughout the course as well as both reinforcing basic skills and introducing new techniques. As the title implies, most of the source texts for this course are related to science. It is arranged in a way that couples nicely with most science curriculum. It also functions as a stand-alone course. The student book can be purchased from Institute for Excellence in Writing or Christian Book Distributors.

min. 4/ max. 10

If you have a student with special needs, please contact the teacher directly to discuss.