College Preparatory Writing
Advanced college preparatory writing course for upper high school students
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
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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