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Castañeda, Betzabe

Castañeda, Betzabe

HS Intensive Writing Teacher


Originating from Los Angeles, California, Ms. Castañeda joined Sugar Creek Charter School in June 2020. Ms. Castañeda earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she focused her studies on Medieval Literatures and Rhetoric and Composition. Ms. Castañeda comes to Sugar Creek with more than 5 years of experience in College Writing education. In her free time, Ms. Castañeda enjoys cooking, drumming, and hiking the local trails.

Intensive Writing Course Description

11th Grade & 12th Grade Course Syllabus

This course introduces students to the principles of effective professional and college level composition. The class is organized around reading, writing, and discussion. Class time consists of a mix of lecture, small-group and class discussions, and paper workshopping.

Course schedule

A Day

Block 1: Planning

Block 2: Intensive Writing II

Block 3: Intensive Writing II

Block 4: Intensive Writing II

B Day

Block 1: Planning

Block 2: Intensive Writing I

Block 3: Intensive Writing I

Block 4: Intensive Writing I

Supplies Needed:


Laptop Charger

College Ruled Spiral Notebook

All reading materials will be provided by the teacher

Student Resources

Student Email

What’s My Schedule?


All emails will be answered within 48 hours.

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