High School Essay Writing 1

This course is designed to equip students to write strong persuasive essays. College-bound students will find this material particularly helpful, since college courses tend to require primarily research papers and essays. Emphasis will be on effective and appropriate structure. 

Course Objectives

Students who complete the course will be able to…

  • Create a clear and concise thesis statement.

  • Defend an opinion using rational, structured argumentation.

  • Respond to feedback on their writing through revising and proofreading.

  • Write a variety of essays of differing purpose.