Writing 3
Research and Writing
Tutor: Tammy Prichard
Email: tamprichard@gmail.com
Length: 1st semester Class Period: Thursday, period 2

Description: The goal of this class is to help students write effective research papers using a process approach. Students will identify and apply the elements of research writing: writing thesis statements, outlining, thorough documentation, proper citing, and correct form. Proper research methods and techniques will be covered in depth while students examine and refine the weaknesses in their writing. Assignments will include weekly benchmark assignments regarding the process with an end result of a significant research paper that is 10 - 20 pages in length along with a presentation to the class.

Note:  Writing 3 is a semester-long class held in the Fall Semester.

Tutor: Tammy Prichard has been educating students for over 30 years, both as a homeschooling parent and as a classroom teacher. She has taught classes in both public and private schools and has a passion to see students grow and mature in their handling of literature and the written word. Mrs. Prichard graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in English from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota.She and her family live in Northfield, where her husband is a lawyer and where they have raised their 7 grown children. She also teaches writing part time at Arcadia Charter School in Northfield.

Level: Grades 10-12
Prerequisites: Writing 1 and 2 or tutor approval
Homework: approximately 3 - 4 hours per week
The tutor will have writing handbooks for the students to use.
Supplies: $25 for copies