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Beyond Fact vs. Opinion: Crafting an Academic Claim or Thesis

Liz Boltz Ranfeld
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(193)
This 1-time course is designed to help middle school students move beyond "fact vs. opinion" in order to understand the concept of an academic claim, which is the foundation of a good thesis statement.

Class experience

US Grade 5 - 8
Students will be able to differentiate between facts, opinions, and academic claims, which can be used in persuasive, expository, and informative writing. 
I have been an English professor for more than 10 years, with a professional focus on first year composition. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(193)
Hi! I was an English professor for 11 years before becoming a full-time professional writer and independent educator. I started teaching on Outschool in February 2020 so that I could teach young writers and feminists in addition to my university... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
50 min

Completed by 3 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 10-14
2-10 learners per class

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