Writing Advanced Paragraphs: Essential Skills for Essay Writing

In this ongoing class, students will learn how to go beyond the basic paragraph and write advanced, elaborated paragraphs. Students will learn how to elaborate using anecdotes, statistics, analogies, quotes, evidence, explanation, analogies, questions, and examples.
Heidi Ann Lee M.Ed.
52 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 4 learners
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45 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
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Class Experience

Students will learn how to write elaborated paragraphs that include a topic sentence, supporting details, elaboration of those details, and a conclusion sentence.  
Students will learn how to elaborate using anecdotes, statistics, analogies, dialogue, evidence, explanation, analogies, questions, and examples.
Students will practice writing in a variety of text structures.
I am an experienced elementary teacher and reading specialist. I also teach writing to students from 4th grade to high school.
Students will begin their paragraphs in class but may complete them at home if not finished. Students are welcome to submit their paragraphs to me for feedback.  In order to receive feedback, students must send their paragraphs to me by Thursday of each week.
 2 files available upon enrollment
Please print out the elaborated paragraph template for writing your rough draft. Your final draft should be edited and revised using the checklist provided before turning it in for feedback. You may handwrite your final copy on paper or type it.
Learners are assessed through discussion, observation, and their completed paragraphs.
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.


Heidi Ann Lee M.Ed.
Lives in the United States
B.S. Elementary Education, M.Ed. Reading Specialist
52 total reviews
73 completed classes

About Me

* I'm taking a brief vacation from Outschool after May 5th, 2022. I hope to have classes posted again in the future. It's been a pleasure teaching all of you wonderful students.

I have a Master's degree in Education and have been an elementary... 
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