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Essay Writing Skills Camp: How to Write a Five Paragraph Essay

Adam Scott, MAT and RPG Club
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Unlock your teen's writing potential! First OS class? $20 credit below. Master thesis crafting, organization, persuasive evidence, polished intros and conclusions, and expert editing. Taught by professional writer and teacher Mr Keith.

Class Experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Beginner Level
Follows Teacher-Created Curriculum
5 lessons//1 Week
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Crafting a Strong Thesis
Learn how to write a compelling thesis statement that forms the backbone of any great essay.
Lesson 2
Effective Organization
Discover how to structure an essay for maximum clarity and impact.
Lesson 3
Using Evidence Persuasively
Explore techniques for incorporating evidence to support arguments convincingly.
Lesson 4
Polishing Introductions and Conclusions
Master the art of writing engaging introductions and powerful conclusions. Plus, learn tips for refining the entire essay.
Lesson 5
Editing and Proofreading
Develop skills to identify and correct common errors, improving the overall quality and readability of the essay.
  • Students will be able to write a thesis.
  • Students will be able to organize an argument.
  • Students will be able to provide evidence in support of their argument.
  • Students will learn techniques for proofreading as part of the writing process.
  • Students will be able to create engaging introductions and conclusions.
Mr. Keith is a professional writer and theater director who has over two decades worth of professional writing and teaching experience. He has both taught and "done" these skills in the real world as a career classroom teacher and writer. 

Mr. Keith is also a licensed classroom teacher in the state of Georgia. 
4+ hours per week outside of class
Frequency: available upon request
Feedback: available upon request
Details: Students will be provided with skill packet practice exercises at the end of each session. These activities are designed to be completed independently, and will include answer keys as appropriate. Students may always ask the instructor questions in the Classroom or via message to receive support with these activities.
Frequency: available upon request
Details: Students may write a sample five paragraph essay which the instructor will review and provide some feedback on for improvement. Review turn around time 3-5 days.
In writing persuasive essays, topics will involve perspectives and opinions. Topics will be related to student interests and activities. In the event that current events becomes the topic of discussion (which can involve political perspectives), the instructors goal is to support argumentation and writing technique to help that student (and others) refine their skills. 
Joined May, 2020
Teacher expertise and credentials
Arizona Teaching Certificate in Secondary Education
Mr. Wright
Georgia Teaching Certificate in Science
Ms. Holly
Georgia Teaching Certificate in English/Language Arts
Mr. Keith, M.A.
Ohio Teaching Certificate in Social Studies/History
Adam Scott, MAT
Illinois Teaching Certificate
Mr. John
Master's Degree in Education from University of Phoenix
Mr. Wright
Master's Degree in Education from Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education
Adam Scott, MAT
Master's Degree in Social Work from Loyola University
Mr. John
Bachelor's Degree from Oregon State University
Adam Scott, MAT
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Binghamton University
Mr. John
Hi there, I'm Adam Scott, RPG Club's head teacher and veteran classroom educator. RPG Club started as just me teaching kids on Outschool while I taught full time during the day. First it was D&D, then grew into Financial Literacy, Philosophy,... 
Group Class


for 5 classes
5x per week, 1 week
55 min

Completed by 34 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 11-16
5-15 learners per class

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