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ABE 043 - High School English 4

5 Credits
High School English 4 prepares students for the reading, thinking, writing, and research tasks encountered in college coursework.  The course includes a strong emphasis on expository and persuasive writing.  Students also explore writing to achieve professional and personal goals. Students produce a final portfolio containing college application essays, scholarship essays, out-of-class scholarly essays, in-class writing assignments, and self-assessment. This course is the equivalent of a 12th grade English course and fulfills the requirement for one high school English credit. Students who complete this class should be prepared to enter English 101.

Pre-requisite(s) ABE 041
Instructor Permission Required Yes

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve HS21+ students working to complete a high school diploma
Active Date 20180514T14:03:32

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
  1. Composition and the writing process
  2. Brainstorming
  3. Pre-writing
  4. Drafting
  5. Revising
  6. Editing
  7. Proofreading

Student Learning Outcomes
Proficiently incorporate all aspects of the writing process including prewriting, drafting, revising, editing and publishing.

Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning, relevant examples, and sufficient evidence.

Respond critically and constructively to the essays of published writers and fellow students.

Apply proper citation practices to distinguish one’s own words from those of sources.

Adjust writing appropriately for audience and disciplinary expectations.

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