14 yrs and up, $325.00, 14 week course – Prerequisite: Intro to High School Writing or Mastering the Essay
(Previously named "Advanced Writing")

This course is a sequel to the prerequisite courses. Like Intro to High School Writing and Mastering the Essay, it is a practical course designed to help the students improve their writing skills by expanding their writing experience through a diverse collection of styles. Students will delve deeper into specific writing genres, such as critique, allegory, persuasion, and tragedy, and continue to hone their writing abilities in preparation for any post-secondary choices. In this high school level writing course, the writing study will be enriched by pertinent selections for discussion from classic literature.  This course includes a weekly private tutorial time in addition to the weekly assignment.


Week 1 - Descriptive
Week 2 - Critique
Week 3 - Metaphor & Simile
Week 4 - Verse
Week 5 - Allegory, Parable & Fable
Week 6 - Logical Argument
Week 7 - Persuasion: Logos
Week 8 - Persuasion: Pathos
Week 9 - Persuasion: Ethos
Week 10 - Dialogue
Week  11 - Tragedy
Week 12 - Comedy A and Comedy B
Week 13 - Film Script: Part I
Week 14 - Film Script: Part II