Description: Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) is an excellent writing program that I have used with my own children as well as taught in co-ops. It is especially beneficial for those who struggle with what to write or how to get their ideas on paper. In IEW, students will learn a variety of tools to use in their writing. Starting with making keyword outlines and summaries, students will learn to use “dress-ups” to make any paper more interesting. The IEW program builds a great foundation by introducing a structure that students can use to express their thoughts in a logical and meaningful way.
“Having the skill to express ideas in writing is foundational; therefore, we are primarily concerned with teaching structure and style rather than content. Once basic skills are learned, any type of writing assignment becomes easier and more effective.” (IEW)
Taught by Licia Holloman
Tuesday @ 10:30 – 11:55
Class Code: LA2138
Materials Fee: $40
Estimated Hours of Homework per Week: 1-3
Required Materials: pens, paper, highlighter, thesaurus
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