The skills taught in this course are designed to help students learn writing and research processes that can be applied to all subjects.

By completing this course, students will be able to:

  • master all steps of the writing process, from drafting to publishing.
  • develop key research skills, from evaluating sources to writing a bibliography.

The samples provided in this preview illustrate how these skills are addressed in the Sylvan Advanced Study Skills program.
 

Writing to Win Skill #1:

Creating a First Draft

Guided Practice lessons for this skill provide instruction related to composing a first draft of a written work, an Independent Practice provides questions and activities to reinforce this information, and Skills Application activities prompt students to practice applying this information to their own written work. All lessons address the following objective related to creating a first draft.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • recognize the steps of the writing process, including writing a rough draft.
     

Writing to Win Skill #2:

Publishing a Final Draft

Guided Practice lessons for this skill provide instruction related to publishing a final draft, an Independent Practice provides questions and activities to reinforce this information, and Skills Application activities prompt students to practice applying this information to their own written work. All lessons address the following objective related to publishing a final draft.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • explain the process of publishing a final copy of an essay.
     

Writing to Win Skill #3:

Writing a Research Paper

Guided Practice lessons for this skill provide instruction provide a detailed overview of the structure and purpose of a research paper. All lessons address the following objective related to writing a research paper.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • explain the purpose and value of a research paper.
     

Writing to Win Skill #4:

Creating a Bibliography for a Research Paper

Guided Practice lessons for this skill provide instruction related to creating a bibliography, an Independent Practice provides questions and activities to reinforce this information, and Skills Application activities prompt students to practice applying this information to their own bibliography or authentic materials. All lessons address the following objective related to creating a bibliography.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • create a bibliography for a research paper.