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Course Overview

This course, in combination with the subsequent semester course, is designed to be the equivalent of the composition course usually taken during the first college year. It will also prepare students for the AP Language and Composition exam given in May of each year. The course will focus on close reading of nonfiction prose, with emphasis on examining the writer's craft. Students write frequently in response to a variety of formal and informal tasks. In addition students develop research and time management skills in preparing formal writing.

This course is designed for high-school seniors.

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Prerequisite

English 9 and 10.

Required Materials

The following are required for this course:

Eschholz, Rosa, and Clark. Language Awareness: Readings for College Writers. 9th Student edition. Bedford/St. Martin's, 2004. ISBN 978-0312407025

McBride, James. The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother. 10th Anniversary edition. Penguin Group, 2006. ISBN 978-1594481925

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