Middle & Secondary School Writing Courses

Time4Writing has courses for middle and secondary school students at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Scroll down to find the right course for your child. How do I know which course to choose?

Course AvailableMS – Middle School Basic Writing Mechanics

This eight-week course is the first of two courses focusing on “boosting the basics” at the middle school level. Basic Mechanics allows students to strengthen their foundation writing skills. The course teaches the fundamentals of writing such as: sentences vs. fragments, subjects and predicates, subject-verb agreement and capitalization. Students receive feedback and guidance from a certified teacher who, acting as an online writing tutor, helps students reinforce the writing skills they began to learn in Elementary School.

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Course AvailableMS – Middle School Writing Enhancement

This eight-week course is the second of two courses focusing on “boosting the basics” at the middle school level. Middle School Writing Enhancement emphasizes the technical parts of writing such as comma and semi-colon placement, compound sentences, words often confused, and capitalization. These are the areas where many good, young writers who have creative talent often need reinforcement. A creative writing tutor provides writing tutorials that allowing mainstreamed and homeschooled students alike to strengthen these important writing skills.

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Course AvailableMS1 – Middle School Paragraphs

Students work on developing clear and precisely written paragraphs on a variety of topics. They create topic sentences, details, and closing sentences. Pupils also write expository, narrative and descriptive paragraphs. An online writing tutor provides writing tutorial help to help students master these basic building blocks of writing — paragraphs.

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Course AvailableMS2 – Middle School Essay

Students learn structure that helps them express themselves in writing narrative and expository essays. With writing assignments such as “please describe the most disgusting meal that you’ve ever eaten”, this course strengthens students’ ability to write a well structured effective essay. Writing help provided by a certified teacher ensures that students develop informative and creative writing skills so that they come to express complex ideas clearly.

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MS3 – Middle School Advanced Essay

Writing Today — The Advanced Essay helps students find their voice and produce essays which match style and media. Today, students can get confused since they write one way for standardized tests, a different way for school essays, and yet another way when they are chatting with their friends. This online tutorial course allows students to learn which type of writing suits the occasion thanks to an online writing tutor who provides practice through creative writing exercises.

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