Writer’s Boot Camp

Strong writing skills are critical to effective communication and academic success. Writer’s Boot Camp focuses on the basics of good writing and is a particularly useful class for inexperienced or struggling writers. Students will learn and practice every aspect of good writing from constructing grammatically correct sentences to composing well-structured, compelling essays. Topics covered include:

  • Word choice
  • Sentence fluency
  • Paragraph structure
  • Formal vs. informal style
  • Genre, audience, and purpose
  • The 5-paragraph essay
  • MLA format

This course will help writers gain the skills and confidence necessary to be successful in literature and composition classes.

Grades 6-9.

Meets one hour per week for one semester.

To enroll, please visit the HSC-OC website.