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

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.
Mr. Conway - Certified Teacher: ELA, ESL, & TESOL
105 total reviews for this teacher
56 reviews for this class
Completed by 241 learners
90 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Class Experience

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.
None required.
 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.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Mr. Conway - Certified Teacher: ELA, ESL, & TESOL
Lives in the United States
Academic Coach, Certified ELA Teacher, & Tutor
105 total reviews
228 completed classes

About Me

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... 
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