High School Essay Intensive


Date:
Mar. 12, 2015
Time:
9:30am –
4:00pm EDT

High School Essay Intensive –
Text Analysis & College Application Essays

A one-day seminar for high school students and teachers

Location
TD Convention Center (Room 102C) *
1 Exposition Dr.,
Greenville, SC 29607
US
Phone: 800.856.5815
Email: info@IEW.com
Contact Info
Host:
IEW

Cost: $50.00/participant (accompanying adult, $25.00)

There will be a lunch break from approximately 12:15–1:00; students may bring a lunch, or go out and return promptly.

Also join us for the SOUTHEAST HomeSchool Convention (GHC-SE) conference afterwards.

*Enter the building on the Conference Center side (off of Eisenhower Dr.).

Presented by IEW’s humorous and engaging director and master teacher Andrew Pudewa, the High School Essay Intensive class provides immediate experience and inside tips toward high school essay writing, including

Text analysis: Students will learn to employ strategies required in many college entrance exams or in response-to-literature prompts, including how to

  • thoughtfully read the provided text
  • evaluate the ideas presented
  • select facts or examples to support an author’s claims
  • identify stylistic or persuasive elements, such as word choice or appeals to emotion, which add power to the ideas

The college application personal essay: Students will choose the question, create the outline, and polish a final version. Participants will leave with

  • a clear concept of the task
  • their own outline for an actual personal essay
  • several new tricks and techniques to add to their repertoire

Open to all students regardless of their experience with IEW courses or methodology, this seminar also offers tools and tips for general composition skills. Come prepared to write a great deal during this six-hour class.

Parents are welcome to attend at a reduced cost.

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