Quest Academy - Tutoring Center
Specialized Writing Program

There is no subject more critical to the success of students, at any level, than writing. However, “only about 1/3 of entering college students are sufficiently prepared for the two most frequently assigned writing tasks: analyzing information or arguments and synthesizing information from several sources.”  --Academic Literacy: A Statement of Competencies Expected of Students Entering California’s Public Colleges and Universities




Writing Program:

Designed for students 6th grade and above

Students will develop mastery of the following essay types:
  • Narrative 
  • Descriptive
  • Expository
  • Persuasive 

Working individually with a writing specialist, students will attend 12, hour-long sessions, spaced a week apart. 

To gain the most benefit from the program, students will be expected to complete 1-2 hours of homework between each session.

Students will be assessed prior to the first session, and after completion of the program utilizing California Writing Rubric.

$600

Summer Special:

Designed for students 6th grade and above

Students will develop mastery of the following essay types:
  • Descriptive
  • Expository
  • Persuasive 


Working with a writing specialist in small groups of 3-4, students will attend 8, 75-minute sessions, spaced a week apart. 

To gain the most benefit from the program, students will be expected to complete 1-2 hours of homework between each session.

Students will be assessed prior to the first session, and after completion of the program utilizing California Writing Rubric.

$400