CORNERSTONE TUTORIALS—Excellence in Writing® through literature!

Each online course uses the Institute for Excellence in Writing® methods and materials, taught by Cathy Flowers, IEW Certified Instructor, and features IEW and the award-winning Christian Worldview courses of Cornerstone Curriculum's Worldviews of the Western World series. 

                         2019-2020 COURSES
 

WORLD HISTORY-BASED WRITING CLASS
Around the globe from Gutenberg to the modern era. 
Students study, discuss, and write about events and people from the printing press through the twenty-first century with novels that integrate historical topics. 
         Live, interactive classes
         Clear instruction in IEW’s Structure and Style writing 
         Personalized feedback and a grade on every assignment 
         Literature questions and Teaching the Classics literature discussion
         Fix It Grammar instruction included! 
         28 sessions, ninety minutes each 
         Two-tiered teaching for newbies and experienced IEW writers. 
One complete English credit: IEW composition, literature, discussion, and Fix It Grammar. Full description here.
Grades 6-8. Tuesdays, 12:30-2:00 Eastern Time. Begins August 20, 2019. Enroll here. Class is full. Sign up for the wait list; use the enrollment form and watch for U. S. Writing Class next year!    

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ANCIENT THOUGHT
Biblical studies in contrast to Greco-Roman Ancient thought with IEW writing directly tied to our studies. Streamlines student learning! 
Students study and discuss the Iliad, Odyssey, Aeneid, Genesis, The Book of Job, Romans, Plato’s Republic, and Augustine’s City of God, and more. 
Students new to IEW and experienced IEW writers may take this course. We begin with Structure and Style note-taking and paragraphs for the basics and swiftly progress to full essays--descriptive, narrative, compare/contrast, argumentative, analytical, character study, letter writing--and speech presentations. Students learn MLA 8 in-text citation and documentation. All assignments are directly tied to our studies!  
          Live, interactive classes
          Detailed IEW Structure and Style writing instruction and assignments 
          Class worldview discussion—students see and hear each other in real time
         Personalized feedback and a grade for every assignment. 
         Fix It Grammar included!
         Thirty, two-hour weekly sessions. 
4 credits in this one course! Our multi-subject course covers Bible, Ancient literature, history, art appreciation, and Humanities. High school. See full description here
Tuesdays, 9:30-11:30 Eastern Time. Begins August 20, 2019.  Enroll here. Class is full.  Sign up for the wait list; use the enrollment form.  

MENTORED LEARNING. As your IEW Certified Instructor Cathy Flowers, I can assist you in your homeschooling journey. With live, interactive sessions, students receive consistent weekly tutoring, book discussions to develop literary analysis, regular writing and grammar instruction, and detailed, personalized feedback with a grade on all assignments. Classes are designed to build oral and written communication skills in speech and composition. 

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ONLINE ANNUAL SCHEDULE--Taught in rotation:
2018-2019: U.S. History Writing (MS) Intro to Worldviews: Starting Points,  WV2 Renaissance & Reformation
2019-2020:  World History Writing (MS), WV1 Ancient Thought
2020-2021: Coming! Medieval History Writing--two tracks! Foundations: Grades 6-8 & Intermediate: Grades 8 -High School
"One of the best programs I have seen that offers a clearly Christian classical education is David Quine's World Views of the Western World" ~Michael Farris
"Those looking for a serious world view course that is the primary focus of the high school years need look no further!" ~ Cathy Duffy, Top 100 Picks