[Gr 6-8] Introduction to Essay Writing: Preparing for High school

[Gr 6-8] Introduction to Essay Writing: Preparing for High school

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Abraham Moffat

  • Over 4 years of experience as a professional tutor for College Essay/Literature/SAT
  • Several years of experience as a professional fact-checker and nonfiction editor
  • B.A. in History, Harvard University

Each session is a duration of two weeks.

  • Session 1  6/29-7/10
  • Session 2  7/13-7/24
  • Session 3  7/27-8/7
  • Session 4  8/10-8/21

Class Schedule*

2 weeks per session, 3 times a week
Tue & Fri, 1:00pm - 2:30pm (EST)
Wed, 12:00pm - 1:30pm (EST)

* The program will be automatically canceled if less than 3 students signed up for the program. (Subject to full tuition refund)

      Weekly Schedule

      Part A: Expository & Persuasive (Session 1 or 3)

      • Week 1: Introduction to Expository essay. What is Expository writing? Writing the Facts.
      • Week 2: Introduction to Persuasive essay. What is Persuasive writing? Learning the art of persuasion. 


      Part B: Narrative and Descriptive (Session 2 or 4)

      • Week 3: Introduction to Narrative essay. What is Narrative essay? Learning how to tell a story. 
      • Week 4: Introduction to Descriptive essay. What is Descriptive essay? How to describe vividly and not just tell. 

      Additional notes: 

      *Essays in process can be shared with the teacher using Microsoft Word or Google Docs.