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Multi-Paragraph Essay Writing for Intermediate Writers: Persuasive/Argumentative

Class
Misses Dee
Average rating:
4.9
Number of reviews:
(218)
This class meets 4 times once a week to write a persuasive (argumentative) essay by going through the 5 step process and including some advanced writing concepts to complete 5+ paragraph essay. #academic

Class Experience

US Grade 8 - 10
Intermediate - Advanced Level
  • * Students will understand a persuasive essay as an argument of their opinion on a topic presenting all sides but favoring one and convincing the reader to their point of view by presenting facts, logic, examples, expert opinions, and reasoning. * Students will use more advanced academic vocabulary in their essays. * Students will use complex and compound sentences. *Students will use and cite facts. *Students will include opposing side views. *Students will include active and passive voice examples. *Students will use phrases and clauses in their writing with proper comma use. * Students will gain confidence in their ability to independently write an explanatory essay of their choice through practice and feedback.
AA in Child Development
BA in Early Language Development
TESOL Certification
Teacher Certification
20+ years in education
Love of writing and teaching writing
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Homework
Frequency: available upon request
Feedback: available upon request
Details: -After class one, students will finish their brainstorming and outline and draft their body paragraphs. -After class two, students will draft their introductions and conclusions and self-revise their essays. -After class three, students will review and apply peer and teacher feedback to do a final revision of their essays. -After the last class, students will have a completed persuasive essay. Students should not feel stressed to complete all the writing in the class. They will be able to complete the writing after and between classes, sending me questions and parts of their writing as needed. I am very responsive to and encourage their messages. If learners do not complete the required work before the class meets, they can still attend the session and work on their essay, however, they will get guidance as the teacher is able between work with prepared students, and the results/goals of the essay class may not be satisfactory.
Assessment
Frequency: available upon request
Details: Class participation Completion of work Prepared for each session Final essay
Paper and pencil or digital writing options such as Word or Google Docs. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
None, but this is a heavier course that will require students to write during and after classes to keep up with the pace.
None, but this is a heavier course that will require students to write during and after classes to keep up with the pace.
Joined August, 2020
4.9
218reviews
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Arizona Teaching Certificate in English to Speakers of Other Languages
Bachelor's Degree in Education from University of Massachusetts Amherst
Associate's Degree from Fort Hayes State University
Hello!  I'm Delila Wuori, aka Misses Dee! 

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Group Class

$15

weekly or $60 for 4 classes
1x per week, 4 weeks
45 min

Completed by 4 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 13-16
1-6 learners per class

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