Writing deepens understanding. Teaching others brings learning full circle.
1:00-3:00 - 3rd-5th grade
1:00-1:45 - As a cohort, students learn parts of speech, identify parts of a sentence and diagram them, Shurley English style. Homework coordinates with each week's memory work!
1:45-2:15 - Cohort members drill vocabulary & mental math facts using games, songs & a bit of friendly competition.
2:15-3:00 - Students dig deeper into the week's history lesson through research & writing! The Institute for Exellence in Writing approach uses key word outlines, good vocabulary, and writing with a checklist of stylistic techniques in both fiction & non-fiction writing. They finish essays at home and present them to the class the following week!