English

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.
262 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 31 learners
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Class

50 minutes

per class

Meets once

11-14

year olds

2-8

learners per class

per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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Description

Class Experience

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.  
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 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.
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Teacher

Martha JacksonPursuing Progress Over Perfection
262 total reviews
278 completed classes

About Me

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,... 
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