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Writing for Early High School (English 3 Writing Prep)

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Subject Categories:
English Language Arts, Summer Course, Writing and Composition

Make sure your student is ready for high school writing! This class will prepare students for entry high school essay writing, which is important to success in high school English and history courses. This course focuses on six writing traits (content, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, conventions) to help students fine-tune their basic proofreading, editing, and writing skills. Students will write on a variety of prompts, receiving detailed instructor feedback and comments from classmates in peer review. It is ideal for a student preparing for the essay writing in any TPS grade 9 (English 3) level course.

Notes and Requirements
Grade Levels*:
9, 10
(* Determined by Date of Birth and declared Grad Year. Enrollment outside these grade levels requires written concurrence from TPS Support.)

Note: This course provides weekly practice, evaluation and feedback in writing skills related to the level of the course. The course is valuable for strengthening foundational skills to smooth out rough patches from the prior school year or give a head start for the next school year. Individual assignments receive feedback and a grade, but the course has no final grade or credit. The course is not a prerequisite for and does not provide placement approval for any TPS course.

Relaxed: TPS Summer classes are relaxed in attendance and assignments are optional. Enjoy your summer break while preparing for the next school year.

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