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4 Nonfiction Essay Styles | Lessons, Prompts & Writing Feedback | Self-Paced

Ms. Ann (or Ms. W)
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In this course, learners will practice writing all 4 types of essay writing: persuasive, expository, narrative, and descriptive. This course is great for homeschoolers or those looking to gain additional practice with essay writing.

Class experience

US Grade 5 - 9
7 lessons//6 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
This lesson covers the types of nonfiction writing, the writing process, three different types of sentences, and how to write a thesis statement.
Lesson 2
Persuasive Writing
Students will start a draft of their 1st essay: persuasive writing.
 Week 2
Lesson 3
Expository Writing
This lesson covers how to include supporting evidence and reivew transition words/phrases. Students will start a draft of their 2nd essay: expository writing.
 Week 3
Lesson 4
Essay Edits (1st Two Essays)
This lesson covers the Students will also have time to edit and finalize their first 2 essays.
 Week 4
Lesson 5
Personal Narratives
This lesson covers how to write dialogue. Students will start a draft of their 3rd essay: personal narrative.
 Week 5
Lesson 6
Descriptive Writing
This lesson reviews how to use descriptive writing. Students will start a draft of their 4th essay: descriptive writing.
 Week 6
Lesson 7
Finalize Essays
Students will also have time to edit and finalize their last 2 essays.
This class is taught in English.
  • By the end of the course, students will have written all four essay types commonly used in school. The class is interactive (in the Outschool classroom) so that it encourages learner participation.
The teacher is a certified Pre-K to 8th-grade teacher and has taught this specific topic for over 6 years.
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There is no pre-requisite for this course.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Third-party apps and/or websites may be used as part of this class. Students may need to log in and/or create accounts to use those applications/websites.
Joined December, 2021
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Virginia Teaching Certificate - Elementary Education
Hello! My name is Ms. Ann and I have been a teacher for over 10 years in the beautiful state of VA. I have taught several grades in both Elementary and Middle School. I love to teach. I think the best part of teaching is sharing my knowledge in a... 
Self-Paced Class


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7 pre-recorded lessons
6 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

Completed by 5 learners
Ages: 10-15

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