March 28 - June 13, 2020
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Critical Writing: Level 1
Essential Skills For Essay Writing
In this course, you will learn all of the techniques, knowledge, and strategies needed to master your writings in school as well as the essays on the standardized tests (SAT/ACT/AP). We will mainly introduce you to the 6 most common types of essay: Narrative, Descriptive, Compare & Contrast, Cause & Effect, Argumentative/Persuasive, Analytical.
This course will also integrate reading, grammar, vocab and critical thinking skills, by doing so it will provide students the opportunity to build a solid prerequisite reading, thinking, and writing skills to prepare for high school standardized testing and high school-level literature courses.
Target Learners: This course is a writing class targeting students with lexile scores 860 - 1155. The fundamental skills needed to succeed are best thought of as habits of mind (being specific, building structure from the middle outward, etc.), and all learners will benefit greatly from how we will exercise and expand these habits.
Describe and apply insights gained from reading and writing a variety of texts
Develop a strong grasp of analysis skills
Develop and/or strength close reading skills
Define, recognize, and engage in different levels of critical-thinking
Avoid simply paraphrasing or summarizing which are detrimental to your essay scores
Ready to prepare for SAT/ACT
Feedback on each writing assignment for each student.
Selected students will work closely with our writing experts to deliver polished pieces ready to submit to writing contests.