Essay and Creative Writing

Essay and Creative Writing

6th-8th grades
Teacher: Christina McCanlies

Grade Level(s):

Cost: $18/ week for 32 weeks
$25 material fee

Class Length:

Class Size: Min / Max


Min 5/Max 10


6th-8th Essay/Creative Writing –

Course Description: This 32-week course will encompass both essay and creative writing opportunities. Students will learn the differences and skills required for a variety of essay styles as well as explore various genres in creative writing. The goals of this class are for students to learn the steps involved in writing certain styles, as well as develop the ability to understand editing skills, increase vocabulary, and recognize writing conventions.

Course Requirements: Students should have basic writing skills such as using capitalization and punctuation, experience with writing paragraphs, and basic sentence structure knowledge. Students will need to have access to a computer to type final papers for this class. Please note this will be taught at the upper middle school level.

Curriculum/Required Text(s):
Textbook: Write Source: Grade 8
ISBN: (Softcover) – 9780669009040
ISBN: (Hardcover)- 9780669006452

Other: Single Subject spiral notebook

Fall 2018 Schedule

  • Th - Annex 2

    9:00 am - 10:30 am

    6th-8th Grade
    Mrs. McCanlies