6Th-8Th Grade - Writing Responses to Explanatory Text
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.
US Grade 6 - 8
In this 4-week, twice a week class, students will learn and practice writing responses to Explanatory texts through lecture, guided discussion, and group and individual practice. This class will provide direct writing instruction in writing responses to explanatory texts. As a class, students will work through the process of brainstorming, organizing, writing, and editing a response essays. As part of this process, students will submit a piece of writing using responsive writing on a text...
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 OfferedAny writing or assignments not completed in class will be completed and submitted before the following class session.
Assessments OfferedStudents will receive a participation scores for each class session. Students will receive a rubric score and feedback for their final writing project.
Print copies of files posted with this class. Pens/Pencils. Google Docs.
Meet the teacher
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...
$50weekly or $200 for 8 classes
2x per week, 4 weeks
Live video meetings
3-12 learners per class
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