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ABE 094 - Jumpstart Writing

5 Credits
Reviews the fundamentals of English sentence structure, usage and punctuation and provides practice in these areas. Students study and practice writing paragraphs and essays, achieving unity and developing ideas that are clearly and concisely expressed in topic and thesis sentences. Students who pass five credits of ABE 091 with a 2.0 or better should be able to succeed in ENGL& 101. This class is only offered as a cluster with ENGL 099.

Instructor Permission Required Yes
Course Note Only offered as a cluster with ENGL 099
Fees

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve This class is for ABE/ESL/GED students enrolled in the Jumpstart Program.
Active Date 20200330T21:14:04

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-5
Class Limit 20
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
Students will move through brainstorming and pre-writing to drafting, revising, editing and proofreading a variety of paragraphs and essays. Out-of-class essay(s) combine with an in-class writing piece and self assessment to form the final portfolio.

Student Learning Outcomes
Develop essays through drafts and revision that are focused around a central idea, supported by details and examples, and organized to move the reader through the text.

Identify the main ideas and overall purpose of a text to represent and analyze them for an audience.

Respond critically through comparison, application, persuasion, etc. to written and visual texts, including student drafts and course materials.

Distinguish their own words from those of sources to represent them ethically in their own writing.

Articulate their challenges and strengths in writing and their goals and needs for future writing projects.

Identify the key error patterns that appear in their written work in order to edit their writing successfully.



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