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Unit

Description

1

Advanced Writing Skills

Study the techniques that advanced writers know.

2

Adversarial Method

A short unit that explains the importance of a thesis.

3

Basic Writing Skills

Learn to avoid the most common mistakes that I see at the 7th grade level.

4

Blog

Start your own blog and publish it on the internet.

5

Book Club

Engage in discussions about your favorite books.

6

Creative Writing

Capture your imagination on paper.

7

Current Events

Read and write about current events.

8

Essay Writing

Master the 5-paragraph essay.

9

Fascinating Facts

Travel to any country in the world, and then write a letter to a friend.

10

Grammar

Learn the rules of syntax and punctuation.

11

Greatest Salesman in the World

Transform your life with these 10 secret scrolls.

12

Independent Reading

Read anything you want, and earn points by writing about it.

13

Informative Writing

Informative / Explanatory

14

Intermediate Writing Skills

Master the skills that you'll need for 8th grade and high school.

15

How to Write a Novel

A college-level unit on the craft of narrative writing.

16

Journal Writing

Write about your opinions, thoughts, and experiences.

17

Literature

Study literary terms such as metaphor, simile, hyperbole, and personification.

18

MLA Tutorial

Learn how to format a paper in MLA style. MLA is a standard format used for high school and college papers.

19

Narrative Tense and Point of View

Study these two important aspects of narrative writing.

20

Narrative Writing

Study the craft of storytelling.

21

Non-Fiction

Improve your comprehension of non-fiction texts.

22

Novels

Earn points by reading novels. This unit offers a bit more guidance than "Independent Reading".

23

Paragraphs

Paragraphs are important. Make sure you understand them.

24

Persuasive Writing

This unit guides you through the process of writing an argumentative research paper, formatted in MLA style.

25

Poetry

Allow me to guide you through some of my favorite poems.

26

Public Speaking

Earn points by speaking in front of an audience.

27

Research

Research a topic and write about it.

28

Short Stories (Reading)

Allow me to guide you through some of my favorite short stories.

29

Short Story (Writing)

Write a short story.

30

Tech Tips

Keyboard tips that will save you time.

31

Typing Club

Learn to touch type without looking at the keyboard.

32

Vocabulary

Learn 256 words that appear frequently on standardized tests.