What topics will I learn about in the Essay Writing Workshop?

In the Essay Writing Workshop, students will learn about:

  • Basic grammar and sentence mechanics
  • Beating writer's block
  • Planning and outlining
  • Crafting a strong thesis
  • Good essay structure
  • Citation and style guides for MLA, Chicago, and APA
  • Writing style
  • Editing papers

Please note, the Essay Writing Workshop is not a replacement for a yearlong high school course. It should function as a supplement to a full year of English instruction. Looking for yearlong English courses? HSLDA Online Academy offers English courses for students in grades 8-12.