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Please note:  This course is currently under construction.  Some of the sections are not yet complete. 


This course provides basic instruction and outlines writing assignments for students in the Junior B class.   It is based on the writing program prepared by Institute for Excellence in Writing.  Teachers and learning coaches may purchase training materials, attend seminars, and register their students for online classes at:  http://www.excellenceinwriting.com/


The Institute for Excellence in Writing offers several free webinars to introduce you to their program.  These are available at:  http://iew.com/events-classes/webinars/webinar-archive.  

Unit 1 and 2:  Key Word Outlines and Summarizing from Notes webinar

http://iew.com/events-classes/webinars/units-1-2-structure-style-starting-strong-september

Unit 3:  Summarizing Narrative Stories webinar

http://iew.com/events-classes/webinars/unit-3-moving-forward-success-stories

Unit 4:  Reports

http://iew.com/events-classes/webinars/unit-4-reports-lynchpin-structure-style

 

Unit 5:  Writing from Pictures

http://iew.com/events-classes/webinars/unit-5-writing-pictures-0


Unit 6:  Research Papers

http://iew.com/events-classes/webinars/unit-6-dodging-daunting-research-paper-don%E2%80%99t


Unit 7:  Cure for the blank brain/blank page syndrome

http://iew.com/events-classes/webinars/unit-7-cure-blank-brainblank-page-syndrome


Unit 8:  Easy Essays and Beyond

http://iew.com/events-classes/webinars/unit-8-easy-essays-and-beyond


Unit 9:  Formal Critiques

http://iew.com/events-classes/webinars/unit-9-formal-critiques-going-beyond-boring-book-report



Writing assignments help parents integrate the writing techniques from the Excellence in Writing course into literature, history and science courses.  We recommend that parents or learning coaches participate in a training course from the Institute for Excellence in Writing to increase their effectiveness in teaching these techniques.