High School Guide to Senior Year Writing

Give your homeschool senior a memorable, meaningful, life-prep writing curriculum with 7Sisters’ High School Guide to Senior Year Writing!

Homeschool high school seniors are busy. They need to make every academic moment worth their while. This special Senior Year Writing bundle will NOT waste your senior’s time! The 4 guides in this curriculum are actual preparation for college and life AND include a creative chronicling project that they will treasure for a lifetime. Included in this bundle are the following writing projects:

*High School Guide to Professional (Writing 11 writing projects they will ACTUALLY use in life!)

*Chicago Style Research Paper Writing Guide (User-friendly research paper style that is popular in many colleges.)

*Guide to Writing a College Application Essay (This may be the most important essay your teen writes in high school!) 

*High School Guide to Creative Chronicling (This powerful writing project produces an heirloom.)

This curriculum assumes some proficiency in writing. (For teens who struggle with writing, it is a good idea to have your senior work in a curriculum level that best meets their needs such as High School Guide to Introductory, Intermediate or Advance Writing.)

You may schedule the assignments in any order you choose.

If you purchased each of the included writing guides individually, your cost would be $39.96.

Purchasing this bundled High School Guide to Senior Year Writing curriculum gives you all of the same resources for $29.99! Download it today!

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Want more information on each of the guides included in High School Guide to Senior Year Writing? Click on the above links or read below.

High School Guide to Professional Writing

A High School Guide to Professional Writing equips senior-year students (or other accomplished high school writers) for 11 types of writing commonly applied in workplace or community scenarios.

High School Guide to Professional Writing offers 13 weeks of instruction in a step-by-step, conversational style that refuses busywork and reassures students that this schoolwork will be of use to them in REAL LIFE after graduation.

The 11 Types of Writing covered in High School Guide to Professional Writing:

  • Writing a Business Letter
  • Writing a Letter of Complaint
  • Writing an Organizational Newsletter (2 weeks recommended for this lesson)
  • Taking and Formatting Meeting Minutes
  • Writing Advertising Copy and Press Releases
  • Writing a Product Review
  • Writing a Book Review
  • Writing a Set of How-To Instructions
  • Writing a Professional Bio
  • Writing an Expository Speech (2 weeks recommended for this lesson)
  • Writing a Project Proposal and Abstract

Rubrics are included for grading each assignment.

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High School Guide to Chicago-Style Research Paper Writing

Chicago style NB research papers are popular these days on many campuses, so 7Sisters is bringing you our Chicago-Style Research Paper Writing Guide.

Chicago-Style Research Paper Writing Guide is a 5-week study aimed at high schoolers who already have some experience with research paper writing. It is self-guided, step-by-step, no-busywork guide that coaches a teen from start to finish through writing a Chicago-style research paper. Rubric for grading included.

What is Chicago style?

Chicago style is the creation of the University of Chicago Press. It is an old and successful format that has been re-popularized with several variations. Chicago style NB format (Note-Bibliography), Chicago-Style Research Paper Writing Guide follows that format. 

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Guide to Writing a College Application Essay

Help is here for writing the all-important college application essay in this 10-page downloadable ebook text! Homeschooling seniors applying to colleges need to be able to communicate their thoughts in a clear and persuasive manner, paying close attention to the details that are uniquely effective in a college application essay. 7Sisters’ Guide to Writing a College Application Essay builds confidence in high school juniors and seniors through a conversational style of instruction that will help them write those essays with excellence and gain positive attention from college admissions offices.

The Guide to Writing a College Application Essay includes topics to help build real-world understanding in teens, answering questions such as:

  • How important is the admissions essay?
  • What are typical college application essay prompts?
  • What are the must-include pieces of this process?
  • What are common mistakes, and how can I avoid them?

With helpful examples and no-busywork, Guide to Writing a College Application Essay equips your homeschooler for this important task!

Click here to view an excerpt from Guide to Writing a College Application Essay.

High School Guide to Creative Chronicling

Short story writing, plus project planning, plus media and computer skill development in a senior year curriculum? Yes!

Are you looking for a unique writing assignment for your student’s senior year or as an additional assignment for a student who is creative and loves to write? Maybe you’d like to equip your student to create a group yearbook, or a written gift to commemorate a special event or milestone in your family. High School Guide to Creative Chroniclingoffers all of this and more. This high school guide does more than just teach writing. It encourages students to combine writing with computer skills and photography to create a chronicle of lasting memories.

High School Guide to Creative Chronicling is a 38-page downloadable pdf guide, written by Marilyn Groop and Sabrina Justison collaboratively to encourage upperclassmen to capture memories with excellent short-story writing, photography and photo editing, formatting, and creative presentation that results in a true keepsake book.

High School Guide to Creative Chronicling is a blend of creative-academic-meets-real-world-writing that is perfect for seniors who already have built strong writing skills with essays, research papers, short stories, poetry in the earlier years of high school.

Beginning with instruction in project planning, the High School Guide to Creative Chronicling walks your student writer through a multi-step process:

  • decide on a purpose for the chronicle,
  • select the number of stories to include,
  • choose whether or not to work collaboratively with other writers,
  • develop a timeline to ensure that deadlines are met,
  • delegate duties if working with a group,
  • plan a visual look for the finished book,
  • edit photos, graphics and text for a professional appearance,
  • and designate a printing and binding style for powerful presentation.

Click here to view an excerpt from High School Guide to Creative Chronicling.

 

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High School Guide to Senior Year Writing