Introduction to Composition
Designed for grades 6Ц9.
To be completed in 30 weeks.
An exploration of tools necessary to compose an essay
An exploration of the Descriptive Essay
An exploration of the Literary Essay
Big ideas can be communicated through a range of writing domains including creative writing. It is vital that students discover and explore the potential of all types. Some writing describes, some narrates, some exposes, and some persuades. Some writing is simply meant to entertain. All writing has the power to inform. This first year course will focus on composing the descriptive and literary essay.
Great essays have the power to encourage, empower, and enlighten. For this reason essay writing should not just be treated as a mechanical endeavor, but as a pathway for the writer to communicate the depths of the heart and mind.