• In preparation for university level English courses, this advanced high school composition and essay course will cover the major components of the organized MLA research essay, the organzied APA research essay, and the various essays listed below.  
  • Students entering this course will have an already established eye for grammatical and mechanical detail, but should expect to improve and enhance their vision of each.  
  • Guided and structured in-class peer editing circles will encourage postive peer influence as well as provide a means of collaborative learning.  
  • Narrative, Literary Analysis Essay, Argumentative Essay, Social Sciences Research Essay. Poetic Analysis Essay, SAT Essay Preparation, College Application/Entrance Essay 




The ideas candidate for this course is an 11th or 12th grader who has successfully completed an organized or formal composition and essay course OR has demonstrated readiness with a placement essay.  (Please email Maria Klinsmann for mor

Maria Klinsmann


Phone: (916) 899-8355

Course Details

Day: Tue / Thur
Period: 2

Frequency: Twice per Week
Class Duration: Year Long

Course Cost:   $300
Materials Cost:   $0
Materials Required




Other Materials:

  • Looseleaf paper secured in a binder.  Ink pens .. no pencils, please.
  • Reliable access to the Internet, a computer and a printer.
  • Humor, humility, and patience!


Payment Information

Private Funds Accepted? Yes

Cash: Yes
Check: Yes
Paypal: Inquire

Charter Funds Accepted? Yes

Forest: Yes
Horizons: Yes
Inspire Charter School: Yes
South Sutter: Yes
Visions: Yes

Instructor Biography

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