Introducing Two New High School Writing Classes
The ability to write clearly and concisely becomes more important in high school than ever before. If your children need a refresher course on the basics, then enroll them in High School G.U.M. (Grammar, Usage, Mechanics). This class covers the technical areas of writing that high school students need to master before moving on to paragraphs and essays.
And when they do move on to paragraphs, we have just the class: High School Paragraphs. This course focuses on paragraphs as the fundamental unit of essays and reports. Students will learn the parts of the paragraph (topic, supporting, and concluding sentences) and the types of paragraphs (narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive).
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New Content Highlights
Help your children learn to recognize and overcome their own mistakes in writing. Check out these articles that identify some of the most common problems students encounter at all grade levels.
- Common Problems in Elementary School Writing — In elementary school, children are encountering the elements of writing for the first time, from the formation of letters, to organizing their ideas, to using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Elementary school students are expected to advance from learning the rules of writing to automatically applying those rules beginning in grade four. Learn more ›
- Common Problems in Middle School Writing — Middle school students write for all subjects across the curriculum. They write to express, discover, record, reflect on ideas, and to problem solve. At the proficient level or above, middle school students become skilled at integrating researched information with original ideas and their writing begins to surpass the level of their speech. Learn more ›
- Common Problems in High School Writing — According to the 2007 results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), only 24% of twelfth-graders are at or above the proficient level in writing and only 1% writes at an advanced level. While these results are disappointing, the overall effect on student achievement is a larger concern: writing problems can greatly hinder college and career success. Learn more ›
Thinking of registering your child for a Time4Writing class?
We have information on choosing the best writing course for your student. Prior to signing up, your child or teen can even take a writing placement test to help determine which course is best suited for their needs. Plus, your satisfaction is guaranteed or your money back in the first two weeks.
What We Offer
Time4Writing provides eight-week online writing courses that help elementary, middle and high school students build writing skills through one-on-one interaction with a certified teacher. Using an easy-to-use online system, teachers assign a weekly topic for study. Students log in and work through automated exercises, lessons, readings, and written assignments. A personal writing teacher reviews and provides feedback on each assignment the day after it is submitted. Find out more about how Time4Writing works.
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Our online writing classes form the foundation for strong writing skills in the future. Now is the time to invest in your child’s writing future. Try Time4Writing today!
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