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Handy Tips: All About Clauses, Sentence Types, & Variety for Writing Confidence

In this multi-day class, students will build mastery in sentence structure, punctuation & editing, sentence combining, & writing with variety in an essay using 4 different types of sentences: simple, compound, complex, & compound-complex.
Mrs. Grysko
8 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 2 learners
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year olds
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Charged upfront
$15 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 5 weeks
45 minutes per class

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will...
1. Improve their understanding of simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences.
2. Identify the differences between dependent vs. independent clauses.
3. Identify the difference between clauses and phrases.
4. Write simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences with correct punctuation.
5. Use different sentence structures to incorporate variety into their writing.
I have a B.S. in English Education and English Literature with over ten years of classroom teaching experience.
No homework will be assigned for this class. Students are encouraged to practice the writing skills they learned between class meetings and after the course has ended.
Students will need paper and a pencil OR a word processor.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Students will be informally assessed during each class meeting. Teacher will provide immediate feedback throughout.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Google Slides will only be used for screen-sharing purposes as part of the teacher lecture/instruction. Students do not need a Google account and are not expected to access Google Slides.


Mrs. Grysko
Lives in the United States
Enthusiastic English Language Arts Teacher with 10+ years of experience in the classroom
8 total reviews
12 completed classes

About Me

Hello, I'm Mrs. Grysko. It's nice to meet you! 

I teach English Language Arts classes that focus on skills such as reading, writing, and discussion of texts. My favorite concepts to teach in this subject area include: Close Reading and Annotation... 
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