High School & College Prep Courses
High School Beginner Courses
High School Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics *This course begins 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.
High School Paragraphs *This course begins 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.
High School Intermediate Courses
High School Essay Writing *This course begins 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.
High School Advanced Courses
Writing Research Papers *This course begins 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.