JICHS Writing Center

WELCOME to the JICHS Writing Center!!!


WHEN: Periods 1, 5, 6, & 7 with online help options

WHERE:
Room 220

WHO: Students who need help with ANY writing assignment in ANY class!.

HOW: Contact Mrs. Scruggs or Ms. Ballard

  • charity_scruggs@charleston.k12.sc.us
    sheli_ballard@charleston.k12.sc.us


SAT / ACT Writing Resources:

Khan Academy SAT Writing & Reading Practice

Practice SAT Grammar

SAT Practice Questions

ACT Writing Practice Test

ACT Test Prep


IB Extended Essay Resources

The IB Extended Essay

A Student Guide To Writing the Extended Essay

Step-by-Step Guide to the IB Extended Essay



College Application Essay Resources

Tips from USA Today

Sample College Admission Essays

How to Write the Perfect College Application Essay


WRITING CONTESTS/SCHOLARSHIPS

Ocean Awareness Writing Contest  (due June 18th)

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Essay Contest

Writing Contests 2018 (a listing of various writing contests)




Writing Center Services Offered:

  • Whole-class instruction on a specific topic (writing process, writing formatting (MLA & APA), conventions, writing structure/organization, revising, editing, using Google Docs to collaborate)
  • Writing workshops -- (ACT, college & scholarship applications, research writing, creative writing, and more)
  • One-on-one tutoring
  • Proofreading (with advance notice)
  • Help with publication
  •  Whole-class & individual help with writing and the research process
  • Provide teacher support/resources

Writing Instruction Resources for Teachers


https://www.edutopia.org/blog/differentiated-instruction-writing-process-strategies-john-mccarthy

https://www.edutopia.org/practice/low-stakes-writing-writing-learn-not-learning-write

 https://www.edutopia.org/article/writing-workshop-checklist



Contact Ms. Ballard for more information:
sheli_ballard@charleston.k12.sc.us
843.762.5219