How To Write High School Essays, Start Smart


how to write high school essays

How to Write High School Essays

Do you feel confident about your teens essay-writing skills?

Do you feel confident about your OWN skills so that you can teach your child to write great essays?

Getting the right tools for a smart start makes all the difference when it comes to writing essays in high school.

Homeschooling high schoolers must have great essay-writing skills. They need to be able to comfortably produce essays to be prepared for college…or even to get into college.

This essay writing guide by Marilyn Groop, is a 10-week, 61-page downloadable e-curriculum to help your inexperienced writer learn the fundamentals of writing a cohesive essay.

Presented in a user-friendly format, this guide is designed for independent learning or for use in learning co-ops. Packed with practical information, it includes NO busywork.

Topics include:

  • Basic essay format
  • Developing each part of the essay (introduction, body, conclusion)
  • Persuasive essays
  • Compare/contrast essays
  • Literature analysis
  • Editorials
  • SAT essays
  • Editing checklist
  • Avoiding sentence fragments
  • Answer key (with 3 rubrics)

The Guide also offers an editing checklist, tips for avoiding sentence fragments (a really common problem in young writers), and 3 different answer key rubrics.

Want to see a few pages? We have excerpts just for that reason on Excerpt from Introductory High School Essay Writing. 

In case you haven’t thought about WHY essay-writing is a really important skill for life as well as for high school, consider these thoughts in my short video on the subject:

While built on the skills learned in the Middle School Essay Writing Guide, it is not necessary to have worked on that guide in order have success in this course.

Give your homeschooling high schooler the essay writing skills he/she needs with this important guide.

We have a podcast on Essay Writing: What, When and How to help you master the topic.

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How to Write High School Essays

Sabrina Justison

20+ year homeschool mom and curriculum developer for Fred's wife. Writing, drama, music, blogs, kids, shoes, coffee, & books in varying orders on various days. He is God, He is good & He loves me.

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