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.
Meets one hour per week for one semester.
To enroll, please visit the HSC-OC website.