Battle of the Bygone Bigwigs: A History and Persuasive Paragraph Writing Course

In this History & English course, students will practice writing weekly persuasive paragraphs by answering fun & creative questions such as “Who would survive longer in a zombie apocalypse - Theodore Roosevelt or Leonardo DaVinci?”
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60 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Class Experience

Students will be able to identify the essential parts of an effective persuasive paragraph.  Students will be able to write a paragraph which reflects his or her own opinion on a topic and includes a topic sentence, supporting details and a conclusion. 
 1 file available upon enrollment
Paper Pencil or pen Graphic organizer, if desired
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Maura Cohen
Lives in the United States
I’m not a regular teacher - I’m a cool teacher :)
245 total reviews
306 completed classes

About Me

Hi there!  My name is Maura Cohen. I have a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and almost twenty years teaching experience, in both traditional classrooms and online teaching environments. I have taught children of all ages, from preschool... 
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