Writer’s Corner

Writing Tutor

 Course Details:

  • Tutor: Daniel McClymonds, Caitlyn Wyatt, Laura Mullican, Miriam Wertheimer (elementary), Scott Gloden (skype)
  • Grades: (rising) 1 – 12
  • Type: Group and independent options available

Course Description:

Tired of those analytical history essays? Bored with grammar worksheets? Miss creative writing projects? In this course, unleash your inner author. Work on expressing your purpose, voice, and tone creatively. Learn how to use grammar to enhance your writing style with flair. Build writing skills through creative the production of a creative product of your choice!

Projects options include, but are not limited to:

  • Build a blog concept
  • Write a film-script or plan out a YouTube series
  • Draft a short-story or novella
  • Express yourself through poetry

Skills:

  • Creative writing
  • Grammar, conventions, tone, and style
  • Improving self-expression through writing
  • Building confidence in writing through creativity
  • Creative thinking
  • Project based learning
  • Time management
  • *Collaboration (in group classes)

Timeline:

  • Prerequisite: Students must complete a project interest survey, and submit a writing sample.
  • Week 1: Review survey, set writing goals, review student strengths and weaknesses, brainstorming.
  • Week 2: Check in date #1: Reflecting, revising, and drafting.
  • Week 3: Check in date #2: Writing and revising.
  • Week 4: Check in date #3: Editing and polishing for production/portfolio.

Costs:

  • Four sessions per course; please inquire for extended courses.
  • Group Discounts: 2 – 3 students save 5% each; 4+ students save 10% each.
  • Sign up and pay in full before June 4 to receive a 25% discount on your course package!

Fill out the course interest inquiry form for further information and pricing.

  • Next ACT Exam Date

    First Semester ACT #1September 9th, 2018
    55 days to go.
  • Next SAT Exam Date

    First Semester SAT #1August 25th, 2018
    40 days to go.
  • Did you know?

    KEFTutoring offers college counseling services for students in 11th and 12th grades, and educational consulting services for school planning for students in grades K – 12!

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