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Writing Programs

Individualized Writing Tutoring

Many kids can’t stand writing. Thankfully, our writing instructors can help. From writing assignments to college admission essays, we’ll inspire greater confidence and success from your young writer (and restore your sanity along the way).


Elementary Writing

Elementary Writing

  • Pre-writing
  • Drafting
  • Revising
  • Editing
  • Publishing
  • Paragraph and essaydevelopment
  • Vocabulary Development
  • Spelling
  • Grammar and usage skills

Through our Elementary Writing program, your child will practice and master the same kind
of writing that’s being taught in the classroom. With the help of our elementary school writing instructors, your child can build skills and confidence.

Elementary School Writing help is available to students in 2nd through 5th grade.


Middle School Writing

Middle School Writing

  • Organize the writing process
  • Apply proper composition techniques for:
    • Descriptive writing
    • Narrative writing
    • Expository writing
    • Persuasive writing
    • Illustrative writing
  • Identify the main idea in literature or nonfiction
  • Identify supporting ideas in literature or nonfiction

The writing skills your child learns in our Middle School Writing program will help them succeed in the classroom. You’ll see real progress because the skills we teach at Sylvan are the same ones your child is learning at school. Our personalized approach pinpoints how to effectively teach these important skills to your child.

Middle School Writing help is available to students in 6th through 8th grade.


High School Writing

High School Writing

  • The writing process:
    • Pre-writing
    • Drafting
    • Revising
    • Editing
    • Publishing
  • Apply composition techniques for:
    • Descriptive writing
    • Narrative writing
    • Expository writing
    • Persuasive writing
    • Illustrative writing
  • Develop effective thesis statements
  • Develop topic sentences
  • Develop supporting paragraphs
  • Organize details and transitions
  • Analyze works of literature
    and nonfiction
  • Summarize texts in writing
  • Compose research papers

Strong writing skills in high school are crucial to your teenager’s success. Our writing program will help your teen tackle the toughest classroom writing assignments now and in the future, perform better on tests, and prepare for state assessments and the SAT/ACT® with confidence.

High School Writing help is available to students in 9th and 12th grades.



We can help your child build the essential writing skills for a lifetime of success.

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