Essay Basics: Persuasive (4 Square Method)
This 90-minute course walks students through the basics of writing a persuasive essay. Students will have one week to submit finished work. Mr. Conway will review and return work with comments and suggestions.
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We will cover persuasive essay basics, including writing an effective argument, evidence, tone, essay structure, paragraph structure, how to break down and understand a writing prompt, and how to apply personal interests to academic writing assignments. The price includes a second week follow up with each student. Students will have time to brainstorm and discuss ideas during class. Then, they will have one week from the class date to write and submit their own work. Mr. Conway will review...
1. Break down and understand a writing prompt. 2. Form and back-up an argument. 3. Write a proper thesis statement. 4. Write complete paragraphs using TEDLs. 5. Replace vague words with detailed descriptions. 6. Identify all necessary components of an essay. 7. Properly use the Four-Square model.
A complete rough draft essay.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Mr. Conway will grade and return all work submitted within one week of the class date.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Academic Coach, Certified ELA Teacher, & Tutor
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
91 total reviews
186 completed classes
Ted Conway has spent his teaching career working with students of all ages that need extra support due to unique life experiences and/or learning styles. He understands the time it takes to learn new skills, and that no student wants to fail — no...