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Persuasive Essay Writing: How to Write About Your Opinions Effectively FLEX

In this 6-week flexible schedule course, students will write and present a 5-paragraph persuasive essay.
Linda Newell Lu
73 total reviews for this teacher
New class
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No live meetings
Over 6 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per week

How does a "Flex" course work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Class Experience

Students will brainstorm, plan, research, draft, revise, edit, and publish a 5-paragraph persuasive essay.
I'm a licensed K-12 teacher. I have a Bachelor's in English and a Master's in Teaching. I have 9 years of teaching experience. 
Students will need to do the follow tasks each week: 
- watch the recorded lesson
- complete the Kahoot comprehension check quizzes 
- complete the writing activity for homework 
- submit the homework via Google Docs to get detailed feedback from the teacher
- share work in the Outschool classroom for peer feedback
- evaluate and give feedback to peers in the Outschool classroom 

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Students will work to complete a 5-paragraph persuasive essay by the end of the 6-week course. 

Students will also create a Flipgrid video presenting their persuasive essays. Learners do not have to record their faces for Flipgrid. They can use the background, effects, and other tools provided on Flipgrid to present their project in a way that the student is most comfortable.
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
This class uses Google Docs and Flipgrid. 

In order to access Google Docs, your child will need to be able to have access to a Google account. Learn more about how Google Docs can be helpfu here:

Students will need to create a Flipgrid account. Flipgrid allows students to easily record and edit videos. Students are NOT required to share their face on Flipgrid. Learn more about what Flipgrid adds to the learning experience for students here:


Linda Newell Lu
Lives in the United States
English & Social Studies Teacher
73 total reviews
116 completed classes

About Me

Hello families! 

My name is Linda Lu. I teach English Language Arts and social studies at a middle school in the United States.

My education includes a Master's Degree in Teaching and a Bachelor's degree in English. Additionally, I am certified... 
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