COLLEGE WRITING BLOCK

Course Name

ENGL 1010 – INTRODUCTION TO WRITING & ENGL 2010 - INTERMEDIATE WRITING- UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT   -  Two-Courses BLOCKED TOGETHER for only ONE period - Full Year- # Credits

Suggested Grades: 10-12
Prerequisite:  Completion of ENGL 1010 with a grade of C- or better.

These English writing courses are for Seniors only. They are accelerated and blocked together in only ONE period for the full year. Since students will earn 1 full high school credit in a semester time, students will be expected to put in extra time outside of class in order to complete the school work required for these classes.

Course 1:  ENGL 1010 – INTRODUCTION TO WRITING – 1st Semester  - fulfills core requirement for both high school and college G.E.

  • College:  ENGL 1010 (Intro to Writing) - 3 credits

  • High School:  ENGL 1010 CE (A44212C) - 1 credit

Must be taken together as a year block with ENGL 2010. Teaches rhetorical knowledge and skills, focusing on critical reading, writing, and thinking. Introduces writing for specific academic audiences and situations. Emphasizes writing as a process through multiple drafts and revisions. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, research writing, journals, and portfolios.

Prerequisite:  Students must complete an ACT English/Reading score of 19 or better (taken within the last two years). A UVU Accuplacer test in Reading Comprehension and Sentence Skills can be substituted.

Course 2:  ENGL 2010 - INTERMEDIATE WRITING – 2nd Semester  -  fulfills core requirement for both high school and college G.E.

  • College:  ENGL 2010 (Intermediate Writing) - 3 credits

  • High School:  ENGL 2010 CE (A44222C) - 1 credit

Emphasizes academic inquiry and research in the humanities and social sciences. Explores issues from multiple perspectives. Teaches careful reasoning, argumentation, and rhetorical awareness of purpose, audience, and genre. Focuses on critically evaluating, effectively integrating, and properly documenting sources. In addition to major essay assignments, may include in-class writing and collaboration, an annotated bibliography, oral presentations, and portfolios.

 

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