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
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40 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
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Class Experience

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.


Amanda MacLean
Lives in the United States
Certified English Language Arts Teacher
23 total reviews
28 completed classes

About Me

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... 
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