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Introduction to Essay Basics! *** Unique Learning Needs Welcome *** Great for STAAR Prep ***

Mr. Conway - Certified Teacher: ELA, ESL, & TESOL
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GREAT for struggling or reluctant writers! This 90-minute course walks students through the basics of writing an essay, complete with a graphic organizer and skills they can use to complete any writing assignment. No experience required.

Class Experience

US Grade 7 - 9
  • 1. Break down and understand a writing prompt. 2. Choose a topic that can be applied to most writing prompts. 3. Write a proper thesis statement. 4. Write complete paragraphs using TEDLs. 5. Replace vague words with detailed descriptions. 6. Identify all necessary components of an essay. 7. Properly utilize the Four-Square model.
 1 file available upon enrollment
Students should have a notebook or some paper to take notes.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Joined September, 2020
Teacher expertise and credentials
Texas Teaching Certificate in English/Language Arts
Ted Conway has spent his teaching career working with students of all ages that need extra support due to unique life experiences and/or learning styles. He understands the time it takes to learn new skills, and that no student wants to fail — no... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
75 min

Completed by 247 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 12-15
2-4 learners per class

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