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Argumentative & Persuasive Essay Writing Class

In this engaging and interactive four week class, students will learn how to write effective and convincing argumentative and persuasive essays.
Mari Devine , Ed.S.
58 total reviews for this teacher
New class
No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

Available Times

Pacific Time

Mon Sep 5

Sep 5 - Sep 30 (4 weeks)
Flexible Time
Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

-Students will be able to write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

-Students will be able to introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.

-Students will support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

-Students will use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.

-Students will establish and maintain a formal style.

-Students will provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.
I have several degrees : a Bachelor's degree in English, an M.A.T. degree in Secondary English Education and a Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction. I have been teaching 6th grade ELA for six years in the public school system. 
Students will be asked to complete independent assignments and self paced activities throughout the course, such as participating in online discussions and writing both the rough draft and final draft of their argumentative essay. 
All videos, slides, PDFs and Google Doc Links will be provided once the course begins and learners are enrolled.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
*Videos, Slides, PDFs and Google Doc Links will be provided once the course begins and learners are enrolled. 


Mari Devine , Ed.S.
Lives in the United States
Certified Teacher, Wife, Dog Mom, & Mom To Be :)
58 total reviews
43 completed classes

About Me

Hello and welcome to my profile page!  On Outschool, I offer classes that support students with grammar, literary analysis strategies and essay writing skills. I have been teaching  language arts for over seven years. I am certified to teach... 
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