Senior Course (14 yrs and up), $335, 14 week course – Prerequisite: Intro to High School Writing
(If an interested student can demonstrate sufficient writing ability at a high school level, they can contact Nicole Noster,, for a possible exemption from the prerequisite.)

This course is a sequel to the prerequisite courses. Like Intro to High School Writing and Mastering the Essay, it is a practical course designed to help the students improve their writing skills by expanding their writing experience through a diverse collection of styles. Students will delve deeper into specific writing genres, such as critique, allegory, persuasion, and tragedy, and continue to hone their writing abilities in preparation for any post-secondary choices. In this high school level writing course, the writing study will be enriched by pertinent selections for discussion from classic literature.  This course includes a weekly private tutorial time in addition to the weekly assignment.

Extra private 30 minute tutorials are available upon request. (Cost: $25/tutorial)
Please contact Nicole Noster to receive more information or to book additional tutorials:

All readings and course material will be provided to students in an online format.

The course outline covers the following styles: Descriptive Writing, Critique/Evaluation/Judgement, Allegory/Fable, Metaphor/Simile, Verse, Logical Argument, Persuasive Writing (Rhetoric), Dialogue, Tragedy, Comedy, and Film Script.

Sample Lesson:

Week 2: Critiquing, Evaluating, & Judging

Part of The Gilbertine Institute