Argument Writing: Assert, Reason, & Counter
Students learn how to organize and write an argumentative essay with logic and reasoning. They formulate a thesis, support it, and refute the counter-argument, building a foundation for dual enrollment and college writing.
year old learners
learners per class
$25 per class
Meets 2x per week
Over 5 weeks
45 minutes per class
US Grade 9 - 12
🥊 Ah, the art of argument! You may think your teen is already pretty talented in this area. This may be true! But are their arguments valid and reasonable? Do they know how to acknowledge the other side of an issue, a counterclaim, and refute it? How well are their arguments presented in writing? Most high school and college writing is argument writing, and this class prepares them for college writing, including dual enrollment. Literary analysis and research papers require argument writing,...
This class is comprehensive, and students: 1. build confidence in their ability to write effectively. 2. learn to write an effective argument essay with an effective introduction, fully-elaborated body paragraphs, and a powerful conclusion. 3. learn to use correct grammar when writing. 4. learn to generate ideas, organize their thoughts, and to think when writing. 5. learn to use a process that strengthens their ideas, organization, word choice, sentence fluency, voice, and conventions. 6. learn to work independently, using resources and a reliance on their mastery of new skills.
All instructors that teach this class are degreed and certified to teach high school English. Further, they all have many years of experience at the secondary level.
Students have 20-30 minutes of homework between each class.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
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