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College Preparatory Writing

Advanced college preparatory writing course for upper high school students


Class size:

minimum 6, maximum 16


Additional fees:

$15, includes resource binder


Class time: (Meets once/week)

(Tues-3) 12:05-1:25


Pre-requisites for class:

 IEW writing experience


Graduation requirement:

1 English credit

  • Course Description

Students will learn effective note-taking strategies as they write précis (summaries) and essays, tackling assignments of varying lengths from one paragraph to several pages. In addition to a variety of essays, students will learn how to write a research paper. With tips and tools for writing an abstract, creating and arranging content, citing sources, applying various style guides, using literary devices, and writing on-demand essays, students will be equipped for university writing assignments.

IMPORTANT: This class does not have a rotating curriculum, however, it builds upon concepts presented in other English classes.

  • Required Books & Materials

The following can be ordered from

  • Pens, highlighters

  • Post it notes

  • Notebook paper

  • Classwork / Homework

Students will engage in a variety of individual projects to develop communication skills, critical thinking skills, and public speaking skills.

Approximate time for homework each week outside of class: 5-6 hours

Contact the instructor if you have additional questions.
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