HSLDA Online Academy | How much homework is in Foundations in Writing?
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How much homework is in Foundations in Writing?

We estimate that the course workload will take 5-7 hours per week.

During a typical week in this course, students will complete the following coursework:

  • 60–90 minutes of live class instruction
  • Video lecture (5-10 minutes)
  • 4-10 pages of grammar exercises (self- or parent-graded)
  • ~40-50 pages of reading (guided by questions)
  • Discussion forum
  • Weekly grammar test (peer- or parent-graded)
  • Weekly writing practice (activity varies by week)

Throughout the year, students will also complete the following tasks:

  • Reading: 4 books (8 weeks per book)
  • 6 essays (including one multi-week research paper)