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Essay Writing Essentials: Weekly Academic Writing Class & Personalized Feedback

Curious Together Arts and Humanities
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Your child learns how to master essays in one hour a week without stress or overwhelm so that they can write with confidence. From thesis statements to citing evidence--I cover it all! Students also receive personalized feedback.

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 9
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
Aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
16 lessons//16 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Outlines for Essays
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Essay Structure
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Putting It All Together
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Thesis Statements
 Week 5
Lesson 5
More on Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Gathering and Incorporating Evidence
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Citing Evidence
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Analyzing Evidence
 Week 9
Lesson 9
More on Analysis and Reasoning
 Week 10
Lesson 10
 Week 11
Lesson 11
 Week 12
Lesson 12
Literary Essay Introduction
 Week 13
Lesson 13
Literary Essay Writing
 Week 14
Lesson 14
Literary Essay Revisions
 Week 15
Lesson 15
Final Round of Essays
 Week 16
Lesson 16
Recap and Review
  • Students will learn tips and techniques for writing academic essays.
State Certified ELA teacher
Master's degree in English Education
14 years of experience as public and private school teacher
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
informal verbal feedback in class written feedback in Google Docs
Grades Offered
Students should already be able to write simple five-paragraph essays.
Students should have access to Google Docs and know how to use it.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Joined December, 2020
Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in History
Chris Hurley
Bachelor's Degree in Music/Theater/Arts
Maggie Wehler
Bachelor's Degree in History
Joanna Gallagher
Bachelor's Degree in English
Joanna Gallagher
Bachelor's Degree in Music/Theater/Arts
Kevin Anthony Catalan
Bachelor's Degree in Music/Theater/Arts
Kaitlyn Sydelle, Anime Comic Artist
Bachelor's Degree
Daniel Grissom, M.A.
Bachelor's Degree in Foreign Language
Daniel Grissom, M.A.
Master's Degree
Chris Hurley
Master's Degree in English
Joanna Gallagher
Master's Degree in Education
RJ Sterling
Master's Degree in Education
Daniel Grissom, M.A.
Massachusetts Teaching Certificate - Social Studies/History
Chris Hurley
Maryland Teaching Certificate
RJ Sterling
NorthCarolina Teaching Certificate - English/Language Arts
Daniel Grissom, M.A.
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Group Class


weekly or $317 for 16 classes
1x per week, 16 weeks
55 min

Completed by 416 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 11-16
1-8 learners per class

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