Essay Writing I

Most students take Essay Writing I in 6th or 7th Grade

This class builds upon the knowledge, skills, and competencies that students acquired in Paragraph Writing.  Students continue their study of grammar. At this level, students focus on using their grammar knowledge to write and revise their own writing and the writing of their peers. Students learn to identify, analyze, and revise misplaced phrases, fused sentences, and more.  

Students learn approximately 40 Latin and Greek roots throughout the year.  Students learn to define and utilize approximately 5 to 6 vocabulary words per root word.