Advanced Composition A – LETU ENGL 1013 or Honors – GROUP 1
After developing a strong understanding of composition, students will take this class to develop effective and meaningful strategies for writing essays in a variety of formats. The class content emphasizes research writing in order to best prepare students to be successful in college courses. For this purpose, the class will provide strategies for reading, selecting, critiquing, and utilizing sources. Students will also write narratives, summaries, analytical essays, and persuasive assignments in order to round their experience in writing. The course will target specific grammar and stylistic strategies that will help each student to excel in their composition endeavors.
Special Note: This course is available as dual credit; however, a student does not have to dual enroll to take the class. This is a rigorous course intended for students ready to handle university-level content and pace. Please contact the teacher if you have any questions about placement or to have a recent writing sample reviewed.
Course description and class content developed by Hannah Dietrich for exclusive use with Excelsior Classes.
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The Norton Field Guide to Writing by Richard Bullock. ISBN: 978-0393264357
Hannah Dietrich loves communicating in order to learn and teach. She believes that all students are capable of learning and deserve the opportunity to better themselves through quality education. Hannah has taught a variety of English courses in Texas public high schools for the last five years. She has also coached students in competitive academic teams for literary criticism and spelling. Professionally, Hannah has presented strategies for student composition development at six education conferences and taken a role as a leader in the public school teaching community. She also has guided international student trips to France and Spain. Previously, Hannah taught English as a second language in China and equipped a team of new teachers to work with the Chinese students.