Academic Writing Program

Designed for middle and high school ELL students, academic writing program has three levels from “boosting the basics” to writing an advanced essay. The program adopts Full-Size Academic Writing for Serious Learning, Don’t Forget to Write for Secondary Grades for teaching and learning. The teacher chooses one topic for each week which includes one-hour online interaction and offline independent writing.  Basic Writing Mechanics A allows students to strengthen their foundation writing skills. The course teaches the fundamentals of writing such as: sentences vs. fragments, subjects and predicates, subject-verb agreement, and capitalization. Writing Enhancement emphasizes the technical parts of writing such as comma and semi-colon placement, compound sentences, words often confused, and capitalization. These are the areas where many good, young writers who have creative talent often need reinforcement. The writing shills will cover narrative, informative and opinion/argument writing.

Teacher Requirements: 

· A master’s degree or higher

· Able to creatively adjust the teaching material according to students’ language skills

· Writing teaching experience in middle and high schools