COMPOSITION

Some students love to write, others hate to, and others are just nervous about writing. However, rarely have I met a student that doesn’t have something to say! Students love to be heard! Writing is just the process of getting their brilliant ideas down on paper.

I believe the idea behind teaching students to write an essay or research paper is to teach students the skill of writing these types of content. This process is much more enjoyable when students are allowed to write an essay or research paper on a topic of interest! In my composition classes, students do just that; they write about things that interest them and learn the skills in the process. Students will be confident to write “assigned” topics in other classes.

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HOW TO WRITE A TERRIFIC RESEARCH PAPER-HIGH SCHOOL
High School 1/2 year Elective credit
Eighth-grade students may also take this class
Class Availability-This class is available both in-person and virtually.
Class Fee-$25 per 90-minute class, 30 weeks One-time $10 copy fee
Typically I do a short check-in either by Zoom or phone each week at no cost.

Curriculum source-Beryl Morgan, Homeschool Humanities, LLC
Supplies needed– Three-ring binder with notebook paper and 5 dividers.

Bibliography, citing, Footnotes, content, draft. What does it all mean?” your student wonders as their head is about to explode! Stop the madness! This class will guide them in creating a research paper for any subject. We will cover writing exciting content, citing, Bibliography, Footnotes, and MLA format. Students will choose to write on a topic of interest or apply the class to a research paper assigned in another class.

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MLA BOOTCAMP-HIGH SCHOOL
High School 1/2 year Elective credit
Eighth-grade students may also take this class
Class Availability-This class is available both in-person and virtually.
Class Fee-$25 per 90-minute class, 30 weeks One-time $10 copy fee
Typically I do a short check-in either by Zoom or phone each week at no cost.

Curriculum source-Beryl Morgan, Homeschool Humanities, LLC
Supplies needed– Three-ring binder with notebook paper and 5 dividers.

The Modern Language Association (MLA) is an organization responsible for developing MLA format. It was developed as a means for researchers, students, and scholars in the literature and language fields to uniformly format their papers and assignments. This uniform or consistent, method of developing a paper or assignment allows for easy reading. Today, MLA is not only used in literature and language subject areas; many others have adopted it as well. (easybib.com)

Does your student already have a solid grip on writing but need to tweak their skills? Or maybe they think that MLA is some new abbreviation for texting? Mom Loves Apples, perhaps?
This Bootcamp class will introduce or refresh your student’s skills in applying MLA format to their written project. Students will correct their written assignments and correct poorly written fictional essays!
This class covers basics, including:
*Properly citing sources
*Using italic, bold, and underlining
*Using numbers and numerals. 22, twenty-two, or Twenty-two?
*Punctuation refresher. I will cover all fourteen!
*Formatting a written work for printing
*and much more!