8th Grade Writing
Elevate your 8th-grade student’s writing skills with personalized and effective tutoring from Sylvan Learning, fostering confidence and excellence in every sentence.
Reading and writing: They’re about to get tougher
In middle school, the expectations for reading and writing have become much more sophisticated. Students are expected to read novels and longer texts and keep up. They have to be able to express themselves in writing and think critically about what they’ve read. In high school, they’re going to be writing even longer pieces than they’ve ever been used to writing!
If kids are distracted, lack confidence, or are struggling with writing, they can fall behind faster in the coming grades when things get even tougher.
Our 8th grade writing tutors tailor their approach to your child’s exact writing needs — whether you want to help your child turn frustration into confidence, boredom into interest or B’s into A’s. Our expert writing tutors will turn frustration into mastery! And we’ll make sure they’re ready for the coursework today, as well as what’s coming next!
With our 8th grade writing tutoring, your child will learn how to:
- Master the steps of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing and publishing
- Apply effective composition techniques, including topic sentences, details and transitions
- Approach various grade-level composition assignments
- Learn from text–based assignments, including outlining main ideas and supporting details, analyzing short passages and writing summaries
Writing programs by grade levels
We offer writing programs from 2nd through 12th grade to help students improve their writing in elementary, middle and high school.
What our parents and students are saying:
“Sylvan has been very supportive with my child’s needs and has greatly improved her grades and confidence.”