JICHS Writing Center

WELCOME to the JICHS Writing Center!!!

SENIORS -- sign up for a college essay writing workshop: 

Register Here


WHEN: Throughout the day by appointment

WHERE:
Room 220

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

HOW: Contact Ms. Ballard

  • 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

SC Council on the Holocaust $1000 Scholarship (due March 29th)

SC Council on the Holocaust Writing Contest (due March 29th)

The Atlantic Art & Essay Contest (due Dec. 5th)

"Gravel" Creative Writing Contest (due Nov. 1st)

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