The Basic Essay is a three-essay course designed to equip students with the skills to tackle any topic using a basic 5-paragraph essay format. The Basic Essay course includes more than 75 lessons and takes approximately 16 weeks to complete. Due to the self-paced nature of the course, your student’s timing may vary.
Basic Essay participants will learn to master a basic 5-paragraph structure by writing 3 different essays on topics of their choice. Throughout the course, participants will gain skill in brainstorming, 5-paragraph essay structure, thesis statements, cohesion, focus, conclusions, transitions, outlining, narrating, drafting, editing, revising, stylistic techniques, grammar, punctuation, and more.
Students will choose among the following essay topics:
A Great Experience
An Influential Person
A Goal for the Future
A Life-changing Object
What It Means to be an American
Your Own Topic – pre-approved with Ms. B.
Great for ages 12 and up with recent experience of the From the Brain course or webinar class.
$249 per student
Student has up to one year to complete the course.