This distance learning course reviews the writing process as well as grammar and mechanics. Students prepare portfolios consisting of twelve writing assignments: descriptive essay, persuasive essay, college application essay, monologue, sonnet, dramatic scene, response to a dramatic scene, research report, issue analysis essay, comparision and contrast essay, video report, and in-class essay.
Dr. Lesa Seibert teaches this one-semester course.
Each subject includes a printed Student Worksheets/Handouts packet. An abridged Teacher’s Edition and other resources are available when you log in to bjupressonline.com.
Recommended Viewing Schedule: five 30-minute lessons per week; 85 lessons total
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Dr. Seibert has over 15 years teaching experience in Christian education. She has grown up desiring to be a teacher, and she desires to instill in her students a love for learning. Her main goal in teaching grammar is to show how English follows a logical pattern. God’s Word states that "knowledge is easy unto him that understandeth" (Proverbs 14:6). Gaining knowledge is hard when a student does not understand what he is trying to learn. Therefore, understanding is the key to gaining knowledge. In teaching literature, Dr. Seibert desires to show the beauty of the English language in written form. The literary concepts of metaphors, allusions, symbols, etc., increase not only the enjoyment of a written work but also the impact of the message.