• 10th-12th Composition

    11th & 12th Grade Composition (2019-2020)

    Composition – 11th & 12th 2019-2020 Instructor     Summer Hamblin Course Description We will begin this course by learning how to write a fantastic college admissions essay. The application of this knowledge will be evidenced in the composition of a complete college admission essay and various exercises. Following this study we will delve into the realm of The Writer’s Practice in order to better understand the format and organization of different types of essays. Weekly writing exercises will be required, and we will put these concepts to work in the writing of two essays. Finally, we will complete a comprehensive research project. This process will be based on the…

  • 10th-12th Composition,  9th Composition

    9th & 10th Grade Composition (2019-2020)

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  • 10th-12th Composition

    11th & 12th Grade Composition

    Composition – 11th & 12th 2018-2019 Instructor Email Phone Summer Hamblin jskjlhamblin@gmail.com 662-295-1380   Course Description We will begin this course by reviewing the rules of grammar and rhetoric. The application of this knowledge will be evidenced in the composition of two college scholarship application essays and the completion of two ACT English practice tests. Following this review we will delve into the realm of Elegant Essays in order to better understand the format and organization of different types of essays. Weekly quizzes will be administered, and we will put these concepts to work in the writing of both a descriptive and a persuasive essay. Finally, we will complete a…

  • 10th-12th Composition,  9th Composition

    9th & 10th Grade Composition

    Composition – 9th & 10th 2018-2019 Instructor Email Phone Summer Hamblin jskjlhamblin@gmail.com 662-295-1380 Course Description We will cover the final three stages of the Progymnasmata during this course: Characterization, Description, and Thesis and Law. During the Characterization Stage we will learn to imitate the character of a given person and develop a writing style that is clear and concise yet rich in its delivery. Subsequently, we will study the Description Stage. The object of this Stage is to acquire the skill of vividly communicating descriptions of people, things, times, and places. From here we will progress to the final Thesis and Law Stage. According to Selby, this Stage teaches us…