Group classes and tutoring in Spanish language and English composition and literature
Class Offerings 2022-23
Homeschooled students excel in small-group classes! Click the "Learn More" icon to see full course information and to enroll.
HIGh-Touch, personalized Classes
Class sizes are small, no more than 12 students per class, so that each student gets individual attention and connection with the teacher.
Spanish language is a valuable skill for the workplace, for college preparation, and for enjoyment! Classes are offered at beginning and advancing levels for middle and high school students, with both conversational and grammatical emphasis.
Beginners through Advancing Levels
High School Spanish I, II, III, IV
first year beginners through advanced Spanish - Wednesdays,
September through May, in 3 10-week sessions
English Composition & Literature
Writing is an essential skill; give your student the benefit of a writing class this school year!
Writing Workshops are 10-week, online classes.
Beginning Writers I and II - for 7th graders and above with little or no
writing experience, begins with the necessary grammar for building great sentences and paragraphs, moving to reports and essays. Students are guided through the writing process to gain experience and confidence in writing for high school.
Thursdays, 1-2p.m. Sept. - November, January - March
High School Writing - teaching skills for a variety of high school writing assignments -- summaries, book reviews, expository and persuasive essays, the personal narrative, and the essay question response
Thursdays, 1 1-12p.m. Sept - November
Research Paper - students will be led through the process of selecting a topic, finding and utilizing good source materials, organizing their research, writing a high-quality research paper in the MLA format, and presenting their research to the class.
Thursdays 11-12p.m. January - March
Writing about Literature - Students will read an important novel, analyze
and respond to the work through short and longer essays.
Thursdays 11-12p.m. March-May
Literature classes for understanding and appreciation ---
Classic Novels - This is a one-semester course which guides students in deepening their understanding and appreciation of the novel and its ability to create worlds and to develop our understanding, imagination, and empathy. Students will be provided with ample opportunity both to discuss and write about their views and learning.
World Literature - This 1 year course tours the world with great poetry and short stories, emphasizing the elements of literature and significant authors from various periods of history.
American Literature - This 1 year course approaches American literature chronologically, showing the relationship between our history and our literature.
Shakespeare - Get to know the bard and his works in this 10-week course.