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College Writing: A Step-By-Step Approach to Master the University Essay

Cheryl Carter Creative Classroom
Average rating:4.7Number of reviews:(178)
Prepare for the rigors of college by mastering critical thinking and the research paper. ESL, ADHD, dyslexic, neurodivergent, special needs and reluctant writers will enjoy the clear sequential approach. Dual enrolled students welcome.

Class experience

US Grade 8 - 11
Students will master the research paper, literary analysis essay, persuasive presentation and opinion composition such that they will be adequately prepared for all types of collegiate communication. Students will also improve grammar and writing readability as they complete weekly lessons and homework.
The creator of the class:   Professor Cheryl Carter is a busy homeschooling mother, author, speaker and a college professor with a passion to help others write well. She teaches English and Creative Writing classes and has written broadly on spiritual growth, parenting, home-schooling, and special education. She is the author of several books including Write-to-Think, Develop Critical Thinking Skills Through Writing, Essential Writing Skills for the College Bound Student, Inspire the Writer in Your Child and Organize Your AD/HD Child.  In addition to writing fiction and poetry in her spare time, she blogs regularly on issues of clarity in written communication, college admission and the family.  She has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a MFA in Creative Writing and has done graduate study in Special Education. She has a Certificate in College Admission from Columbia University. She has also written literary guides and won academic awards for her writing. Her books have been translated into Hebrew, German, Japanese, Czech and Polish are selling well internationally. Carter's curriculum and writing classes focus on equipping students with the vital skills for lifetime communication success. Her curriculum and classes are marked by a sense of depth yet simplicity that nurture a love of writing in students.
Homework Offered
Students will have weekly writing assignments. The weekly homework generally includes the following: 1- Learning Journal entries 2- Reading and grammar 3- Completion of in-class lessons 4- Writing assignment
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
The learner will be graded using a writing rubric. Grading is optional. However, students will derive the most value from this class if they submit their writing for formal evaluation. Of course, students may elect to simply receive feedback on their submissions without a particular grade, in such cases a student will be given "pass" or "fail" for a grade on the assignment.
Grades Offered
An openness to discuss new ideas and thoughts with your instructor. The Google Classroom will be used to upload assignments. 
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Parents should encourage students to complete their assignments on time. 
Average rating:4.7Number of reviews:(178)
Collegiate Learning instructors (AKA Cheryl Carter Creative Classroom) teach writing, reading, publishing and critical thinking skills to K-12 students. The mission of Collegiate Learning is to prepare learners to do well in higher education.... 
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for 12 classes
2x per week, 6 weeks
35 min

Completed by 25 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
3-7 learners per class

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