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September Writing Course

How to Write an Opinion Essay

Under the umbrella of "Persuasive Writing" sits the OPINION ESSAY. But, what is an OPINION ESSAY and how do we write one?

In this month's course, parents and students will:

  • Understand the Opinion Style of Writing and Core Standard Expectations
  • Learn and Apply Proper Persuasive Structure and Organization
  • Research Possible Career Interests
  • Conduct an Interview
  • Create an Outline, Rough Draft, Revision and Final Written Opinion Essay
  • Produce a Final, Polished Opinion Essay
  • Evaluate Personal Growth


In each of my monthly courses, you will find three leveled options for your child.

These are not based solely on grade level. True, a LEVEL I is typically perfect for a 3rd grader. LEVEL II is great for upper elementary kiddos. And, a LEVEL III is built with middle school standards in mind.

However, if your 5th grader is a reluctant writer, why not start the month at LEVEL I? Build confidence by making it less overwhelming. In time, your child will naturally progress to the next level.

Or, perhaps this month turns out to be CRAZY BUSY! No worries. Do one level lower than you had planned and your child will still learn all about the style while getting SOME practice completed.

The point is that these levels allow flexibility for your family.


A LEVEL I is a single paragraph assignment.


A LEVEL II is a three paragraph assignment.


A LEVEL III is a five paragraph essay.


Plus! A single purchase of this course will meet the needs of all the children in your family who are in elementary and middle school.

Your Instructor


Melissa Webb
Melissa Webb

My Passion

  • Getting kids enthused to write their next assignment!

My Qualifications

  • Credentialed Teacher
  • Homeschool Mom
  • Educational Facilitator
  • Writing Instructor

My Services

  • Online Connections and Instruction
  • Lesson Plans and Assignments
  • Community of Parents and Students
  • Feedback and Encouragment

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
This course will begin on August 30, 2019, with a PARENT WEBINAR to start things off. The course will be completed by September 26, 2019.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for an entire year! That means you may come back and complete a different level or use this material as a refresher course as we draw closer to state testing dates.
Do we need to purchase the course for each child intending to participate?
Goodness NO! Just purchase the course one time and you'll gain access to all three writing levels. NOTE: Teacher evaluation and feedback are only available in the STANDARD and PLUS PACKAGE options. Please go to WRITEONWEBB.COM/PACKAGES for details.

Imagine how good it will feel!


  • Without a ton of time on your part, your child will experience quality instruction and fun writing lessons
  • You'll know you have provided your child with valuable, core-standard writing practice
  • You won't be doing it alone! I'll be your child's accountability partner
  • You will witness your child's confidence soar

My friend, I am greatly looking forward to working with you and your young writer.


Write on!


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