Introduction to Essay Writing for High School Students
In this class students will learn how to write a standard, five-paragraph essay step by step from idea generation to revision.
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Once per week
over 3 weeks
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per learner - per class
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This is a student-centered class designed for those with little to no experience writing academic essays. We will walk through the process of writing an essay from idea generation to revisions. Week one will cover prewriting, idea generation, and writing a strong thesis. Week two will focus on developmental paragraphs, including different kinds of support, how to organize your body paragraphs, and writing transitions between paragraphs. The third week will cover writing conclusions and...
Students will learn how to generate ideas for an essay, how to write an effective thesis, how to come up with topics that support that thesis, how to support their ideas, how to write conclusions and introductions, and how to revise an essay.
Homework will be the following: Week 1- decide on an essay topic and write a thesis statement. (Approximately 30-60 minutes) Week 2 - write a draft of your developmental paragraphs. (Approximately 60-90 minutes) Week 3 - write an introduction and conclusion for your essay. (Approximately 30-60 minutes)
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Students will have the opportunity to submit their homework each week and receive written feedback from the teacher.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
SUE AMORY VERNER
English Teacher and Professional Writer
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
11 total reviews
15 completed classes
Hi! Thanks for checking out my profile. I'm excited for the opportunity to see you or your child in class. I have over 25 years of teaching experience with all things English including writing, grammar, and literature. I have an MA in Linguistics...