Academic Essay Writing for Grades 8-10 - AoPS Academy San Diego - Carmel Valley Campus

Summer and fall enrollment are now open.  Summer classes will be held online. Fall classes will start online and transition to in-person when circumstances allow. VIEW COURSES

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Academic Essay Writing for Grades 8-10

Summer Language Arts

Our Academic Essay Writing course, designed for students entering grade 8, 9, or 10, offers an intensive study of the how and why of academic writing. Students learn how to plan, draft, and revise an academic essay, and also why such essays matter. Featuring the popular college writing textbook, They Say / I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing, the course approaches the essay as part of a larger conversation being held among scholars. The tools students gain in this course will help them enter that conversation and maintain it through their academic careers.

This two-week course meets Monday through Friday for three hours each day. Summer 2020 courses will run online for all sessions.

Space is very limited for our summer programs. Please do not wait until the last minute to enroll. If there are more than two weeks before the course starts, a $200 deposit will be due when enrolling, with the balance due two weeks before the course begins.

Summer Enrollment Deadlines: Summer Language Arts enrollment for each class closes two weeks before the class start date to allow time for delivery of course reading material. Summer Math enrollment for each class closes one day before the class starts.

Schedule in 2020

All times Pacific.
Mon - Fri
Jul 6 - Jul 17
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Mon - Fri
Jul 6 - Jul 17
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Melissa Lim
$819
Closed
Mon - Fri
Jul 20 - Jul 31
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Mon - Fri
Jul 20 - Jul 31
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Robert Martinez
$819
Full
Mon - Fri
Aug 3 - Aug 14
9:15 - 12:15 PM
Mon - Fri
Aug 3 - Aug 14
9:15 - 12:15 PM
Chandra Beal
$819
ENROLL
"Our homeschooled son is extremely gifted in math and science.  He really feels at home at AoPS Academy.  Through coaching and personal attention at AoPS, he achieved a 5 in AP Calculus at 11 years old and a 4 in AP Statistics at 12.  He also achieved an 800 on SAT II math at 12 years old.  Our son feels very comfortable in the atmosphere of AoPS, where being gifted in math is not looked down on, but treated with respect.  He has truly found his peers at AoPS Academy. 

AoPS Academy allows my son to be himself, learn that there are other kids well advanced in math, and gives him the confidence to know that it is OK to be great in math, and that other people will respect and value his ability."

-Neil D.
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