Creative Writing

Essay Writing, Part 2: Mastering the 4 Most Common Essay Types

4-10 students Creative Writing Essay Writing General Grammar/Spelling Language Arts Writing

This class is part two of the Essay Writing Series. After completing the course “Mastering the 5 Paragraph Essay in 6 Easy Lessons”, this course expands the student's essay-writing skills to include the most common types of essays.

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Class Schedule(s)

Jan. 10, 2022 - Feb. 28, 2022

Cost $180

Grades 5-10

Meets One time for 6 weeks on Monday

Time 2:00PM - 2:55PM PST

Class Description

In the first course, “Mastering the 5 Paragraph Essay in 6 Easy Lessons”, students gained the basic skills to effectively write a 5 paragraph essay. This course expands on those skills and teaches the basic skills necessary to successfully and painlessly write each of the 4 most commonly assigned types of essays: argumentative, expository, narrative, and descriptive. Students will learn how to approach these types of essays and become confident in their skills.

Additional Information

Class size 4-10 students
Supplies

Word document, internet access

Prerequisites

Mastering the 5-Paragraph Essay: helpful but not required.

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About the Instructor

Heather Vargas

Heather Vargas has 25 years experience in teaching, 19 of those homeschooling her 5 children. Two are in college now - the first is pursuing degrees in physics and global studies at UC Berkeley and the second is studying political science and psychology at San Diego State, while the youngest ones are still homeschooled. Having attended UCLA for undergraduate and graduate school and earning a degree in molecular and cellular biology, science and math are a specialty. After many years of creating and teaching her own homeschool curriculum, she is able to supply and teach curriculum in all subjects.

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