with Teacher Devon
- Starts Jan 11, 2024Starts Jan 11, 2024
- 95 US dollars$95
- Online Classroom
Students will learn to write a research essay. Concepts covered and learned through writing one essay include: punctuation and paragraphing; choosing and narrowing a topic; choosing, documenting and citing resources in parenthetical references; choosing 3 or more main points (subtopics); note taking; using and documenting quotes; writing a thesis statement; writing topic sentences; MLA Format; writing supporting paragraphs; transition sentences; writing an opening paragraph; and writing a closing paragraph. It is recommended that this class be repeated more than once, especially for high school level students. Age Suggestion: 14+ Main Course Sequence: follows Writing About Books; often taken more than once; precedes Literature Analysis/Rhetoric Writing Pre-Class Requirements: Students will be required to choose topic (from list provided by instructor) and gather resources prior to start of class. Time Required: Approximately 4+ hours per week, plus 1-hour weekly online class time.