Essay Essentials: Revising and Editing, Easy Steps to Improve Your Writing
In this one-time interactive English Language Arts class, middle school students will gain practical tools to revise and edit their own writing. These skills are helpful for creative writing as well as nonfiction (essay) writing.
Martha Jackson, English Language Arts and Writing
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Have you ever wondered how to turn your rough draft into an amazing, polished piece that you WANT other people to read? Do you feel stuck when your teacher tells you to improve your writing, but you don't know where to begin? Join us for this class to gain some practical tools to improve your writing. Revising and editing is more than making sure spelling is correct. This interactive class will give students manageable steps and simple techniques to be able to improve their own writing,...
Students will learn practical steps to transition rough drafts into complete, polished final drafts.
I have a Bachelor of Arts in English, and held a Professional Teaching Certificate in Florida to teach English in grades 6-12. For the past several years I have taught small group classes on essay writing, including how to write thesis statements.
1 file available upon enrollment-a non-black ink pen (blue, red, green, etc) -handouts will be provided before class, to be printed before class begins
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will be informally assessed through class discussion to ensure student understanding and so I, as the teacher, can adapt the class to student's needs. There is no formal assessment.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Martha Jackson, English Language Arts and WritingPursuing Progress Over Perfection
412 total reviews
488 completed classes
Hi! My name is Martha Jackson. I mainly teach writing and literature, and I absolutely love it. My classes focus on breaking down complex ideas into bite-size pieces, giving students concrete tools to grow in specific areas (conducting research,...