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** NEW for 2021 – 2022 ** Literature and Writing Combo Package at a DISCOUNTED Price ** Read Details Below!

This fall, Open Tent Academy is trying something NEW! For 2021 - 2022, we are […]

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$525.00

The First Steps with IEW Writing: People and Places – Grades 1 – 3 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

You have asked me for it over and over!  Here it is! A writing class […]

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$250.00

Starting at the Very Beginning: A Jump Start to IEW Writing – Grades 3-7 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

Are you looking for a SOLID jump start for whatever writing classes you choose for […]

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$250.00

Magic Tree House Literature Series (Spring Session) – Grades 1 – 3 – Spring 2022 – 10 weeks

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is […]

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$250.00

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens – Grades 8 – 12 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

Imagine you had a road map – a step-by-step guide to help you get from […]

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$250.00

Tales from Tolkien: A Study of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy- Grades 8 (mature) – 12 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

Bring the movies to life! Books allow our imagination to flourish and details to be […]

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$250.00

Hogwarts at Home: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – Grades 2 (mature) – 6 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

In this course, students will be immersed in the magical world of wizards and wands, […]

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$250.00

Essay Intensive – YES – INTENSIVE! – Wednesday – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 11

This class is INTENSIVE.  Let me say that again – INTENSIVE! For students to be successful […]

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$250.00

Ten Terrific Ted Talks! Don’t say that ten times fast! – Grades 8-12 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

It is rarely possible to bring world-class guest speakers into school to lecture students about […]

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$250.00

Grammar Detective! Capitalization, Punctuation and Parts of Speech – Grades 2 (mature) – 5 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

Remember those boring rules.  Yup.  Those are the ones!  In this 10-week class, we are […]

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$250.00

Outliers: The Story of Success – Grades 8 – 12 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

Opportunity. Timing. Upbringing.  Effort.  Meaningful work.  Legacy. These six elements are rather powerful. Do the successful […]

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$250.00

Historical Literature: Twice Towards Justice – Civil Rights – Grades 6-9 – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks

On March 2, 1955, an impassioned teenager, fed up with the daily injustices of Jim […]

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$250.00

West Side Story – Thursday – Spring 2022 – 10 Weeks – Grades 6-9

West Side Story is the story of a "modern day Romeo and Juliet". On the […]

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$250.00

Historical Fiction: Ground Zero – Monday – Fall 2022 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 9

Two kids. One devastating day. September 11, 2001. New York City. Nine-year-old Brandon goes to work […]

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$250.00

Diggin’ Up Roots: Latin and Greek Roots – Monday – Fall 2022 & Winter 2023 – 20 Weeks – Grades 5 – 8

Vocabulary development is crucial to becoming a good reader and writer; something I have written […]

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$400.00

Lights! Cameras! Action! An Alternative Course for High School English: Movies as Literature – Monday – Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 – 20 Weeks – Grades 8-12

Camera!  Movies!  Action!  In this complete, one-year high school English course, we will combine learning […]

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$400.00

All About Essays Writing – LIVE – * A Week * – Monday – Full Year – Grades 8 – 11

It is imperative that students, with the goal of attending college, can write basic essays […]

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$500.00

Historical Fiction: Nine, Ten …A September 11th Story – Monday – Fall 2022 – 10 Weeks – Grades 5 – 7

Ask anyone: September 11, 2001, was serene and lovely, a perfect day—until a plane struck […]

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$250.00

Introduction to Writing with Eva – LIVE – * A Week * – Tuesday – Full Year – Grades 4 – 6

This is an interactive, introductory class geared towards middle and upper elementary level students. In this class, students […]

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$500.00

Introduction to Literature and Composition – Tuesday – Fall 2022 & Winter 2023 – 20 Weeks – Grades 7 – 10

Have you ever read a work of great literature and wondered how and why the […]

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$400.00

Perspectives: Combining Classic Short Stories with IEW Writing – Session One – Tuesday – Fall 2022 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 9

In literature, characters become our friends.  We can sympathize or celebrate with them.  We feel their joys, […]

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$250.00

Literature and Composition (Year Two) – Tuesday – Fall 2022 & Winter 2023 – 20 Weeks – Grades 8 – 10

This course directly follows Introduction to Literature.  Have you ever read a work of great […]

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$400.00

I Survived…. Session One – Tuesday – Fall 2022 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 – 5

When disaster strikes, heroes are made! Students will be reading three books from the I Survived series […]

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$250.00

Welcome to the Rock! Exploring the Musical – Come From Away – Tuesday – Fall 2022 – 10 Weeks – Grades 6 – 9

The Broadway musical, Come from Away, tells a heart-warming story, which occurred the day after […]

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$250.00

Outliers: The Story of Success – Wednesday Fall 2022 – 10 Weeks – Grades 8 – 12

Opportunity. Timing. Upbringing.  Effort.  Meaningful work.  Legacy. These six elements are rather powerful. Do the successful […]

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$250.00

Exploring American History through the American Girls: 1764 – 1864 – Wednesday – Fall 2022 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 – 5

Have your child learn American history through the lens of the American Girls. We will […]

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$250.00

Literature Circle: Esperanza Rising – Wednesday – Fall 2022 – 10 Weeks – Grades 4 – 6

Esperanza Rising is an incredible story of overcoming and perseverance.   On one level Esperanza Rising is […]

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$250.00

Asynchronous – Powerful Paragraph – Full Year – Grades 5 – 7

Please note - this is a PRE-RECORDED - using the IEW Writing philosophy - Asynchronous Class. […]

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$500.00

Asynchronous – Middle School Writing – Full Year – Grades 6 – 9

Please note - this is a PRE-RECORDED - Asynchronous IEW Writing Class.  Students will work through the […]

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$500.00

Asynchronous – All About Essays Writing – Full Year – Grades 8 – 11

Please note - this is a PRE-RECORDED - using the IEW Writing philosophy Asynchronous Class. Students […]

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$500.00

Middle School Writing with Eva – LIVE – * A Week – Thursday * – Full Year – Grades 6-9

This fast paced, interactive class begins preparing your student for high school and (eventually) college […]

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$500.00

High School Research & More Writing – LIVE – * B Week * – Monday – Full Year – Grades 9 – 12

High School Research and More consists of two major components:  College Application Essays and a Semester […]

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$500.00

Middle School Writing with Eva – LIVE – * B Week – Tuesday * – Full Year – Grades 6-9

This fast paced, interactive class begins preparing your student for high school and (eventually) college […]

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$500.00

Powerful Paragraph Writing – LIVE – * B Week * – Thursday – Full Year – Grades 5-7

In this “technical writing” (nonfiction) class, students will focus on exploring, brainstorming and writing strong, […]

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$500.00

Historical Fiction: Allies – Monday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 9

June 6, 1944. D-Day.  Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel to invade German-occupied France, […]

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$250.00

Perspectives: Combining Classic Short Stories with IEW Writing – Session Two – Tuesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 9

In literature, characters become our friends.  We can sympathize or celebrate with them.  We feel […]

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$250.00

I Survived…. Session Two – Tuesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 – 5

When disaster strikes, heroes are made! Students will be reading three books from the I Survived series […]

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Shades of Green – Exploring the Musical – Wicked – Tuesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 6 – 9

Long before Dorothy dropped in, two girls meet in the Land of Oz.  This synopsis has […]

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$250.00

Tuesdays with Morrie. An Old Man. A Young Man. Life’s Greatest Lessons. – Wednesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 8 – 12

An old man.  A young man.  Life’s greatest lessons. Teenagers often think they have all the time […]

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$250.00

Exploring American History through the American Girls: 1914 – 1941 – Wednesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 – 5

Have your child learn American history through the lens of the American Girls. We will […]

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$250.00

Literature Circle: Wonder – Wednesday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 4 – 6

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a severe facial difference that, up until now, has […]

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$250.00

Historical Fiction: To Hope and Back (Holocaust/S.S. St. Louis) – Monday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 5 – 7

Can you imagine reaching out to the president of the United States about a ship […]

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$250.00

Essay Intensive – YES – INTENSIVE! – Thursday – Winter 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 11

This class is INTENSIVE.  Let me say that again – INTENSIVE! For students to be successful […]

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$250.00

Historical Fiction: Refugee – Monday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 7 – 9

“Some novels are engaging, and some novels are important.  Refugee is both.”   ~ Ruta Sepetys  Three […]

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$250.00

Plunge into Poetry – Monday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 3 – 5

This poetry club is meant to inspire students to love writing poetry. This ten-week workshop […]

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$250.00

Biography: Hidden Figures – The Women who Changed NASA Forever – Monday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 5 – 7

Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group […]

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$250.00

I Survived…. Session Three – Tuesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 – 5

When disaster strikes, heroes are made! Students will be reading three books from the I Survived series […]

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$250.00

Starting at the Very Beginning: A Jump Start to IEW Writing – Wednesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 3 – 7

Are you looking for a SOLID jump start for whatever writing classes you choose for […]

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$250.00

Ten Terrific Ted Talks! Don’t say that ten times fast! – Wednesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 8 – 12

It is rarely possible to bring world-class guest speakers into school to lecture students about […]

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Exploring American History through the American Girls: 1954 – 1974 – Wednesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 2 – 5

Have your child learn American history through the lens of the American Girls. We will […]

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$250.00

Literature Circle: Fish in a Tree – Wednesday – Spring 2023 – 10 Weeks – Grades 4 – 6

Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she […]

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$250.00

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