Writing and Grading Services

Personalized writing and grading services for the Old Western Culture curriculum.

NOTE: We now have a second writing instructor: Jonathan Roberts. See “Meet your Instructor” tab for more info. Limit: 8 students. 

Price: $200
Duration: Full academic year
— Jonathan Roberts (NEW SECTION)
— Christiana Hale (Section full. See Fiction of C. S. Lewis for creative writing course with Christiana Hale)


Product Description


For the 2018-2019 academic year, each student in the service will receive personalized grading for four Old Western Culture exams, and coaching and grading on 3 papers written throughout the year. Writing in the first semester will focus on producing two shorter essays (500-750 words) and honing skills in advancing and defending a thesis statement. The second semester’s writing will focus on one longer paper (1,500 words) written in two stages, the rough draft and the final draft. Each student will develop a thesis around something they are studying in the student’s current year of Old Western Culture.

The advisor will coach the student through each stage of the writing process for the final paper, and be available for questions and advice during virtual office hours throughout the school year. At the end of the year, the advisor will assign each student a grade for the course based on the four exams and the three papers.

No writing experience or prerequisite course necessary. Though this is not a class unto itself, our tutor is more than happy to answer questions and work with students to give advice and feedback tailored to their level of experience.

Students will grow their writing skills, including practice in:

  • writing a topic proposal
  • developing a thesis statement and abstract
  • writing a first draft
  • polishing a final draft.
  • creating academic citations and bibliographies

NOTE: Grading and writing services are already included with the live flipped-classroom recitations.

Christiana HaleChristiana Hale graduated Cum Laude from New Saint Andrew’s College with a B.A. in Liberal Arts and Culture, where she is now pursuing a master’s degree studying what she loves most: C.S. Lewis, Theology and Letters.
Her undergraduate thesis dissertation on Lewis and medievalism, “The Jovial Pilgrim,” was recognized as an “Outstanding Thesis” by New Saint Andrews College.

Jonathan Roberts hails from Aguascalientes, Mexico. He grew speaking Spanish, English, and Spanglish. He has experience teaching Latin at a brick and mortar school and online. He has worked on various Latin translation projects for the Davenant Institute and occasionally writes for The Calvinist International. He holds a BA in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from The King’s College and an MA in Philosophy from the University of Missouri at St. Louis.

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