6Th-8Th Grade - Writing Responses to Explanatory Text

Laura McVay
Average rating:4.0Number of reviews:(6)
In this 4-week, twice a week online class, students will learn about and produce Written Responses to Explanatory Texts through guidance, application, and feedback.

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 8
Students will understand the process for writing a multi-paragraph written response to an explanatory text and will write one independently at the end of class for a writing score and feedback.
I am a certified secondary English teach with a BA and MA in English. I have tutored collegiate academic writing since 2000. I have also tutored AP Language, AP Literature, Human Geography, AP World History, AP US History, and AP Government/Econ. for over 10 years. I have also tutored ACT English and ACT Reading for several years. The materials that we use is content that I have gathered and used with all my face-to-face students.
Homework Offered
Any writing or assignments not completed in class will be completed and submitted before the following class session.
Assessments Offered
Students will receive a participation scores for each class session. Students will receive a rubric score and feedback for their final writing project.
Grades Offered
Print copies of files posted with this class. Pens/Pencils. Google Docs. 
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Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.0Number of reviews:(6)
I am an ACT English and ACT Reading specialist who is bringing my "in-person" expertise to OutSchool. After years in the secondary ELA classroom, I decided to focus on private sector tutoring. I teach ACT English and ACT Reading Prep, and I tutor... 
Group Class


weekly or $200 for 8 classes
2x per week, 4 weeks
50 min

Live video meetings
Ages 11-14
3-12 learners per class

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