Help develop your teenager’s communication skills with the Writing & Grammar 10 Distance Learning course from BJU Press. Through engaging lessons, Writing & Grammar 10 continues to help develop your child’s grammar skills, emphasizing parts of speech, sentence patterns, phrases, clauses, and correct usage of verbs, pronouns, and modifiers. It also helps guide your child in creating a portfolio of personal writing assignments.
Miss Rebekah Pringle and Dr. Lesa Seibert teach this course. It is based on the Writing & Grammar 10 (3rd ed.) textbooks from BJU Press.
Recommended Viewing Schedule: Includes 90 lessons total. Video lessons are 30 minutes in length.
In this distance learning course, students learn the elements of literature imaginative comparisons, devices of sound, allusion, symbol, and irony by studying primarily American and British authors. Students study five genres: biography, fiction, lyric poetry, drama, and the personal essay.
Dr. Lesa Seibert teaches this course. It is based on the Elements of Literature (1st ed.) textbooks from BJU Press.
Recommended Viewing Schedule: Includes 83 lessons total. Video lessons are 30 minutes in length.
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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.
Miss Pringle's interest in literature began at an early age through her mother's almost daily reading aloud of good literature as a part of her family's school day. The past 10 years of focused study and teaching in the disciplines of Creative Writing and English have increased Miss Pringle's delight and enthusiasm in analyzing and evaluating all genres of literature. “Everyone loves a story. A well-crafted story, poem, essay, or drama delights me on several levels, but it's the benefit of gaining an increased understanding and appreciation of God's inspired literature, His Word, that motivates me to apply and grow in my own literary analysis skills and to do my best to instill in my students a similar desire for and delight in literature. It's my prayer that as we enjoy great literary works together we will be inspired to love and pursue God's truth presented in His greatest Book of literature.”