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.
After registration, parents will receive an email from Ms. B. explaining how to sign in and start the lessons. This email is not automated and may take up to 24 hours to receive.