Writing

 

Course Progression Scaled To Performing Grade Level Is Designed To Maximize

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Students are placed into appropriate level based on writing skills demonstrated on an initial diagnostic placement test

 

Writing prompts of increasing complexity spanning Narrative, Descriptive, Expository, Transactional (formal business letter and resume writing), Persuasive and Report Writing genres are assigned through out the course progression

 

Reading assignments spanning all the important genres and writing styles are assigned weekly to provide exposure to the various writing constructs

 

Definitions and contextual usage of new vocabulary are continuosusly reviewed

 

 

Course Section Performing Grade Level Skills Learned
Preparatory 4th - 5th Grade
  • Grammer Fundamental
  • MS Word Fundamental
  • Use of Editing Symbols
  • Paragraph Structure
  • Narrative Constructs
    • Topic Sentence
    • Supporting Sentences
    • Conclusion
Writing 1 5th - 6th Grade
  • Assigned Reading
  • Essay Writing
  • Vocubalary Development
  • Descriptive Constructs
Writing 2 6th - 7th Grade
  • Assigned Reading
  • Essay Writing
  • Vocubalary Development
  • Exploratory Constructs
  • Transactional Constructs
Writing 3 7th - 8th Grade
  • Assigned Reading
  • Vocubalary Development
  • Persuasive Writing Constructs
  • Research Paper Constructs
Writing 4 8th - 9th Grade
  • Analysis of Genre Essays
  • Vocubalary Development
  • Rhetorical Argumentation
  • Thesis Constructs