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English

Stop Writing Bad Personal Essays: Self-Editing Workshop #3 (College Application)

Personal essays let students shine and stand out in college entrance applications. In this class, students learn to self-edit to improve nonfiction storytelling skills. They'll leave the class with skills to tell their own stories better.
Teacher MoMo , MFA
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60 minutes
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Meets once
13-18
year olds
2-8
learners per class
per learner

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Students will learn how to self-edit their personal essays while improving their understanding of creative nonfiction writing. They will be able to use editing techniques, identify common writing errors and and learn the basic creative nonfiction writing style. 
 I have a BA in Sociology from UCLA in Los Angeles. I also have a  Master of Professional Writing (Nonfiction) and a Graduate Certificate in Gender Studies from USC in Los Angeles. For several years, I taught academic writing in English at universities in Costa Rica, Ecuador and South Korea. I am eager to engage young writers in writing workshops to improve their understanding of writing well. 
Worksheet with practice activities or Common App essay
"My Life" worksheet
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
"Effective Academic Writing 2"
by Alice Savage and Patricia Mayer

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Teacher MoMo , MFA
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Lives in the United States
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1011 completed classes

About Me

**Happy New Year! I'm officially on my one year teaching break. I will not teach live classes Jan 2022-Jan 2023. Catch me teaching art and English writing on YouTube -- Teacher MoMo ***I am passionate about teaching appreciation of our world's... 
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