GRADE 9 JUNIOR ACADEMIC WRITING CLASS

This class focuses on teaching students the fundamental skills of academic essay writing. Just as the foundation of a house stabilizes the entire structure, the core skills of essay writing allow students to become strong writers. Specifically, students learn keywords and vocabulary, advanced word-usage, sentence structure, analysis of poems and stories, formulas for thesis statements and paragraphs, quotation integration, and various types of academic essay structure. The goal is to help students “Exceed Expectations.”