Palo Alto Writing Academy

Palo Alto Writing Academy

http://pawritingacademy.com/high-school-essay-writing-workshop.html

Taught by a published, tenured Palo Alto High School English teacher, the Middle and High School Essay Writing Workshop is a one-week, hands-on, interactive course designed to give your son or daughter a clear understanding of the steps required for writing essays that make sense and earn high marks.  

Attendees will master how to think through and write:

  • a concise and targeted thesis statement
  • the opening argument
  • the perfect paragraph
  • analysis that moves beyond plot summary and includes a close reading of literary devices
  • logical, grammatically-correct sentences

The instructor will provide a variety of handouts and in-depth assessments of each student’s writing.  By the end of the workshop, all attendees will have brainstormed, outlined, drafted and revised a all elements of a five-paragraph analystical essay. 


High School Essay Workshop Dates: June 11-15 or July 9-13, 2018.   Five half-day classes.
Location: Palo Alto High School

Class A:    8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Morning)
Class B:    12 p.m. – 3 p.m. (Afternoon)

Middle School Essay Workshop Dates: June 18-22, 2018.   Five half-day classes.
Location: Palo Alto High School

Class A:    8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (Morning)
Class B:    12 p.m. – 3 p.m. (Afternoon)

Note:  Enrolled students must commit to at least 30 minutes per day for reading and writing.

Tuition:  
$595 per session (if register before the end of April)
$695 per session (if register by May 1 or later)

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