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Teacher: Stephanie York (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The grammar portion of this course will focus on sentence types and structure, parts of speech, and mechanics (capitalization, punctuation, etc.). The writing portion will focus on various types of writing including descriptive, creative, persuasive, and informative writing, as well as personal narratives, cause and effect essays, and informative essays. IEW dress ups (-ly word, who/which clause, strong verb, quality adjective, etc.) will also be taught in addition to the varying sentence openers. Students will also be introduced to various literary devices (simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, etc). Novels will be decided upon once class has begun.
Texts: (1) TBD
(2) Winning with Writing Level 6
Copy Fee: $30 (paid to Stephanie York)
Tuition fee: $350 ($35.00 per month for 10 months)
B.S. in Psychology & Masters in Education
Stephanie was born and raised in Chesterfield County, Va. She attended VCU and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Education. Upon graduating she began
teaching elementary school in Chesterfield County. Several years later, she and her husband, Chris, were blessed with their first son and Stephanie left the teaching profession to stay at home. She later returned to work at her church as director of the preschool and daycare where she implemented a private Kindergarten program. As their family grew, Stephanie eventually felt led to homeschool her three boys and has been doing so for the past 11 years. Two of her boys have graduated; one is now working fulltime and the other attends Liberty University and is a member of the LU Archery Team. Her youngest is quickly approaching graduation and has plans to attend college as well. During her years of homeschooling, Stephanie has taught numerous homeschooling classes ranging from elementary age to high school at various co-ops. During the summer months you can find her poolside coaching for a local swim team or cheering on her youngest who has been involved in the sport year round for many years. She is also very active within her church and serves in leadership as the Children’s Church Director and assists with the Women’s Ministry .