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Writing the 5 Paragraph Essay (Take 3)--A Collaborative Approach to Writing

Average rating: 4.9Number of reviews: (7)
Completed by 36 learners
This unique and in-depth approach to learning the five-paragraph essay will give students a positive perspective on a task they often dread. An inside-out approach to Critical Reading and Writing.
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class


Charged upfront
$13 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 12 weeks
55 minutes per class

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Class Experience

Students will improve the reading comprehension and learn that their ideas are valid. 
Students will gain a solid understanding of the five paragraph essay and their confidence as writers will grow.
Students will have approximately one hour of homework each week reading assigned chapters and completely writing assignments.
Each student will need a copy of "The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm" by Nancy Farmer. This can be purchased on Amazon in paperback or Kindle format (Kindle format can be read on the computer or a tablet).
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Assessment will come via verbal feedback during the class.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

Meet the teacher

Tory Anderson
Average rating: 4.9Number of reviews: (436)
Receiving a master’s degree in English from BYU with an emphasis in creative writing was the beginning of a lifelong love affair with all things creative: novels, plays, movies, painting, music, dance, origami, cosplay, juggling, computer games,... 
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