High School Writing - Putting Pen to Paper for the Literary Analysis Essay
Students learn to closely read & analyze literature for an author's development of a theme. Then, they write a fully elaborated literary analysis essay, evaluating a narrative, synthesizing information, and supporting a coherent thesis.
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year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
$20 per class
Meets 2x per week
Over 3 weeks
55 minutes per class
In high school English classes, students read a novel or piece of literature, and they are told to write an essay. They may have a few class discussions of the literature, and they may get some help with a thesis statement, but usually, they don't get the instruction they need. High school students must read literature, think deeply about the essential ideas, and synthesize all of it into an essay. 😳 This is no easy task! 🧠 They have to know how to: -do a close read of a literary text....
This class is comprehensive, and students: 1. build confidence in their ability to write effectively. 2. learn to write an effective literary analysis essay with an effective introduction, fully-elaborated body paragraphs, and a powerful conclusion. 3. learn to use correct grammar when writing. 4. learn to generate ideas, organize their thoughts, and to think when writing. 5. learn to use a process that strengthens their ideas, organization, word choice, sentence fluency, voice, and conventions. 6. learn to work independently, using resources and a reliance on their mastery of new skills.
All instructors that teach this class are degreed and certified to teach high school English. Further, they all have many years of experience at the secondary level.
Students have 20-30 minutes of homework between each class.
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Students will read a horror story by Roald Dahl called "The Landlady." It is not gory and quite subtle, but the twist ending is creepy.
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