Essay and Creative Writing

Essay and Creative Writing

6th-8th grades
Teacher: Kathy Abelanet

Grade Level(s): 6th-8th

Class Cost and Length in Weeks:
$18/week for 32 Weeks*
$25 material fee

Class Size: Min 5 / Max 10


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.

Curriculum/Required Text(s):
Writers INC, Grade 8
ISBN (softcover): 978-0-669-52995-1

Required Materials:
Single Subject spiral notebook

Class Prerequisites:  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.

*Please see our Payment Details page for more information.

Fall 2018 Schedule

  • Th - Annex 1

    9:00 am - 10:30 am

    6th-8th Grade
    Mrs. Abelanet