Writing for High School
This class shows students how to be skilled writers by introducing the six traits of writing: ideas, voice, word choice, organization, sentence fluency, and conventions.
23 total reviews for this teacher
7 reviews for this class
Completed by 65 learners
There are no upcoming classes.
Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course 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
Great for clubs and for practicing skills
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This class shows students how to be skilled writers by introducing the six traits of writing: ideas, voice, word choice, organization, sentence fluency, and conventions. The six traits model is an evidence-based teaching method widely used for over three decades by teachers, educational organizations, and schools across the continent to help students write clearly, thoughtfully, and effectively. Students will be able to define the characteristics of great writing by analyzing mentor texts,...
Optional 4-5 paragraph informational or persuasive essay.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students writing essays will receive feedback guided by a rubric that follows the six traits. Each area of the rubric will have a specific checklist that students can use to see if they are exceeding, meeting, or approaching proficiency in that specific skill.
40 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Certified English Language Arts Teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
23 total reviews
28 completed classes
I am passionate about writing, good communication, and helping people learn. I graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a degree in English and a minor in Linguistics. I spent my college years volunteering for a youth organization...