Timed Writing

  • Grades9-12
  • DatesAugust 5 - 9, 2024
  • Price$240
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Feeling anxious about upcoming Timed Writing assignments in Upper School? No need to worry!

Timed Writings involve skills that can be acquired, honed, and perfected through the development of effective strategies in both preparation and execution. In this workshop, students will discover various techniques for annotating their reading and note-taking to optimize their readiness for Timed Writing. They will navigate the writing process step-by-step—carefully reading the prompt, brainstorming ideas, selecting and refining the best evidence, writing quickly, and revising within a short timeframe. Additionally, students will master the art of structuring responses with swift and impactful introductions, along with cohesive body paragraphs that start with a strong topic sentence.

Dates & Times

August 5 – 9, 2024
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Camp Instructor

Rachael McNeely, Upper School Lab, Parish Episcopal School