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Class Description
Wednesday, 10:10 AM to 11:10 AM
College Prep Writing  
Teacher:  Emily Lorelli
Age:  15 & up
Prerequisites:  A previous writing course (such as Writing Club 2, Intro to Essay, or the like) is highly encouraged
Cost:  $280 tuition per year, paid in four $70 payments;
$40 copy/supply fee per year, paid in one $40 payment
Text:  TBD
Description: College Prep Writing will prepare students for college-level writing.  The class will focus on expository writing, specifically interpretive essay, persuasive essay, and personal narrative.  To this end, students will develop a writing process that includes prewriting, drafting, revision, editing, and publishing; use concrete evidence to support arguments; study and apply syntactical patterns and rhetorical devices to compose powerful sentences; study Aristotelian appeals (logos, ethos, and pathos) as methods of persuasion; review grammar and punctuation rules to become precise writers and adept editors; acquire an awareness of their reader; and discover their unique writing voice, and practice many other skills necessary to writing at the college level.  Students will have weekly writing and grammar assignments of varying length.  Students should expect 3-4 hours of homework per week.  This class is worth a full English credit.  This class taken along with College Prep Literature meets the requirements of an Honors Level English class.
 
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