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Time4Writing offers a broad selection of 8-week online writing courses taught by certified teachers. Each course includes one-on-one instruction, prompt and personalized feedback, and weekly online lessons that can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere with a computer and an internet connection.

Courses are designed to help elementary, middle and high school students build skills and master the art of writing at all levels. Each grouping includes topics for basic, intermediate and advanced skill levels. If you are uncertain about which course to choose, the Course Placement Tool might be of help.

Elementary School
2 – 5

Middle School
6 – 8

High School
9 – 12

Basic Courses

Intermediate Courses

Advanced Courses

 

Time4Writing has courses for elementary and primary school students at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Scroll down to find the right course for your child.

ES – Elementary School Grammar

This course has been created for the youngest eager writers, starting at 2nd grade.

During the Grammar pre-sentence course, students are introduced to the parts of speech, end punctuation, subject and predicates, commas, quotation marks, and punctuation of titles. Students also learn to recognize basic capitalization rules and use proofreading strategies. Acting as an online writing tutor, a certified teacher instills these foundational principles to students through engaging exercises and encouraging feedback.

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ES1 – Elementary School Sentences

Students learn to write and revise their own complete sentences with descriptive details. Gaining knowledge about the four sentence types, as well as subject-verb agreement, students write sentences correctly and with confidence. Through online tutoring by a certified teacher, classroom and homeschooled students alike improve their writing skills as they learn to construct clear and grammatically correct sentences.

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ES2 – Elementary School Paragraphs

Students learn the parts of a paragraph, as well as how to put them together to make a perfect paragraph. Learning to write different types of paragraphs and learning to write in chronological order, students come away ready to start learning about essay writing. A certified teacher, acting as an online writing tutor, will present creative writing ideas and instruction allowing both traditional students and homeschoolers to build a strong foundation for essay writing.

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ES3 – Elementary School Essays

This course introduces elementary students to longer forms of writing. It prepares students for essay writing by engaging them in the process of writing various types of paragraphs such as expository, persuasive, and narrative. The culminating activity of the course is writing a five paragraph narrative essay. Each student works one-on-one with a certified teacher, who acts as an online writing tutor providing personalized feedback, guidance, and assistance.

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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?

MS – 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 Writing 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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MS – 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 in which 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.

Read Full Description or Register for this Course


MS1 – 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. Students also practice writing for different effects by working on expository, narrative, and descriptive paragraphs. An online writing tutor provides writing tutorial help to help students master these basic building blocks of writing — paragraphs.

Read Full Description or Register for this course


MS2 – Middle School Essay

Students learn the structure for writing narrative and expository essays. With fun writing assignments such as “Please describe the most disgusting meal that you’ve ever eaten,” this course will strengthen your student’s 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 that match style and media. 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.

Read Full Description or Register for this Course

 

Time4Writing has courses for high school students and college preparation at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Select a level below to find the right course for your child. How do I know which course to choose?

HS – High School Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics

This course focuses on reinforcing writing fundamentals at the high school level, including sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, subject-verb agreement, paragraph structure, self-editing, and proofreading. High School Mechanics allows students to strengthen their foundational writing skills at a level that recognizes their maturity. The course teaches the basic building blocks of writing: the parts and different types of sentences as well as the structure of a paragraph. The student’s online writing tutor guides the student toward polishing existing skills, while refreshing and reinforcing the basics through writing homework help.

Read Full Description or Register for this Course


HSp – High School Paragraphs

This eight-week course focuses on the fundamental unit of essays and reports: the paragraph. Students will learn the parts of the paragraph (topic, supporting, and concluding sentences) and the types of paragraphs (narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive). Through guided online writing ideas, a tutor provides writing homework help that increases the students’ skill in using this foundational unit of composition.

Read Full Description or Register for this Course

HS1 – High School Essay Writing

The Essay Writing course explores the essay writing process from the pre-writing stage to the revision stage. Students work weekly practicing and mastering each step of the writing process before moving on to the next step. This course prepares students for writing essays for school assignments. Students work with an online writing tutor who guides them through every step, providing online writing homework to ensure their mastery of this important writing form.

Read Full Description or Register for this Course

HS2 – Essay Writing for the SAT

Time4Writing’s Essay Writing for the SAT is designed for students who want to strengthen their essay writing skills so that they can achieve higher SAT scores. The course was created and written by English teachers who have also been official scorers for the SAT Essay. Students, therefore, are given tools and tips from experienced educators who have been “in the trenches.” The students work on budgeting their time, developing a strong thesis, using solid examples, and editing their writing all within the limited amount of time they are given during the actual SAT exam. In this course, students have the chance to write essays while being timed just as if they were taking the real test. The teacher works with the students to give them the tools to earn a score of a perfect 6. Acting as a personal online writing tutor, each teacher is certified and serves as a coach, using online writing exercises that recreate the SAT conditions so students become more familiar and comfortable with them.

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HS5 – Writing Research Papers

The High School Research Writing Course will explore the research process from the prewriting stage to the revision stage. Students will plan and develop one research report, practicing and mastering each step of the research process before moving on to the next step. At the end of the class, students will be able to plan, develop, draft, and revise a research paper with parenthetical citations and Works Cited page, all utilizing MLA style.

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ES – Elementary School Grammar These courses begin every day.

This course has been created for the youngest eager writers, starting at 2nd grade.

During the Grammar pre-sentence course, students are introduced to the parts of speech, end punctuation, subject and predicates, commas, quotation marks, and punctuation of titles. Students also learn to recognize basic capitalization rules and use proofreading strategies. Acting as an online writing tutor, a certified teacher instills these foundational principles to students through engaging exercises and encouraging feedback.

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These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

ES1 – Elementary School Sentences These courses begin every day.

Students learn to write and revise their own complete sentences with descriptive details. Gaining knowledge about the four sentence types, as well as subject-verb agreement, students write sentences correctly and with confidence. Through online tutoring by a certified teacher, classroom and homeschooled students alike improve their writing skills as they learn to construct clear and grammatically correct sentences.

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

ES2 – Elementary School Paragraphs These courses begin every day.

Students learn the parts of a paragraph, as well as how to put them together to make a perfect paragraph. Learning to write different types of paragraphs and learning to write in chronological order, students come away ready to start learning about essay writing. A certified teacher, acting as an online writing tutor, will present creative writing ideas and instruction allowing both traditional students and homeschoolers to build a strong foundation for essay writing.

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

ES3 – Elementary School Essays These courses begin every day.

This course introduces elementary students to longer forms of writing. It prepares students for essay writing by engaging them in the process of writing various types of paragraphs such as expository, persuasive, and narrative. The culminating activity of the course is writing a five paragraph narrative essay. Each student works one-on-one with a certified teacher, who acts as an online writing tutor providing personalized feedback, guidance, and assistance.

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

MS – Middle School Basic Writing Mechanics These courses begin every day.

This eight-week course is the first of two courses focusing on “boosting the basics” at the middle school level. Basic Writing 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.

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

MS – Middle School Writing Enhancement These courses begin every day.

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 in which 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.

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

MS1 – Middle School Paragraphs These courses begin every day.

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

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

MS2 – Middle School Essay These courses begin every day.

Students learn the structure for writing narrative and expository essays. With fun writing assignments such as “Please describe the most disgusting meal that you’ve ever eaten,” this course will strengthen your student’s 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.

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

MS3 – Middle School Advanced Essay These courses begin every day.

Writing Today-The Advanced Essay helps students find their voice and produce essays that match style and media. 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.

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

HS – High School Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics These courses begin every day.

This course focuses on reinforcing writing fundamentals at the high school level, including sentence structure, punctuation, capitalization, subject-verb agreement, paragraph structure, self-editing, and proofreading. High School Mechanics allows students to strengthen their foundational writing skills at a level that recognizes their maturity. The course teaches the basic building blocks of writing: the parts and different types of sentences as well as the structure of a paragraph. The student’s online writing tutor guides the student toward polishing existing skills, while refreshing and reinforcing the basics through writing homework help.

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

HSp – High School Paragraphs These courses begin every day.

This eight-week course focuses on the fundamental unit of essays and reports: the paragraph. Students will learn the parts of the paragraph (topic, supporting, and concluding sentences) and the types of paragraphs (narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive). Through guided online writing ideas, a tutor provides writing homework help that increases the students’ skill in using this foundational unit of composition.

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

HS1 – High School Essay Writing These courses begin every day.

The Essay Writing course explores the essay writing process from the pre-writing stage to the revision stage. Students work weekly practicing and mastering each step of the writing process before moving on to the next step. This course prepares students for writing essays for school assignments. Students work with an online writing tutor who guides them through every step, providing online writing homework to ensure their mastery of this important writing form..

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

HS2 – Essay Writing for the SAT These courses begin every day.

Time4Writing’s Essay Writing for the SAT is designed for students who want to strengthen their essay writing skills so that they can achieve higher SAT scores. The course was created and written by English teachers who have also been official scorers for the SAT Essay. Students, therefore, are given tools and tips from experienced educators who have been “in the trenches.” The students work on budgeting their time, developing a strong thesis, using solid examples, and editing their writing all within the limited amount of time they are given during the actual SAT exam.

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.

HS5 – Writing Research Papers These courses begin every day.

The High School Research Writing Course will explore the research process from the prewriting stage to the revision stage. Students will plan and develop one research report, practicing and mastering each step of the research process before moving on to the next step. At the end of the class, students will be able to plan, develop, draft, and revise a research paper with parenthetical citations and Works Cited page, all utilizing MLA style.

or

These courses begin every day. Courses begin daily and are backed by a 14-day money-back guarantee.