Welcome to Journey Writing (Beginning High School Composition) This is the class for those who are on the journey through high school! This is a “whole to parts” writing course where students will learn how to build effective essays with a major emphais on contructing convincing theses and logical arguments for strong persuasive and argumentative essays. Students will learn that “entering an argumentative essay means entering a conversation!”
We will be addressing these concepts:
The Lively Art of Writing by Lucile Vaughan Payne
They Say, I Say by Gerald Graff and Cathy Berkenstein. Updated 2016 MLA edition.
Paragraphs for High School by Don and Jenny Killgallon
Students should be reading and writing at a 9th to 12th grade level.
Day: Tue / Thur
Frequency: Twice per Week
Class Duration: Semester
See course description.
Three-ring binder with college-ruled paper and divider tabs.
Private Funds Accepted? Yes
Charter Funds Accepted? Yes
Inspire Charter School: Yes
South Sutter: Yes
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