• nvcc  Welcome to Dual Enrollment English.  Click on the link and log into MyNova to access the syllabus for the semester.  All assignments, notes, and readings are posted on Canvas.   www.nvcc.org  
     
    To access the textbook for the course, log into LCPS GO and click on "Clever."
     
     
    Wishing you all a great year!
     
     
    Here is our Semester Plan:
     

    Quarter One 9 Week Plan:

    GOAL ONE: THE PROCESS OF WRITING

    Students who successfully complete this course will be able to produce an effective essay through an organized and coherent process.

    • They will be able to develop a topic, draft an essay, revise the draft for improvement, and edit a final copy.

    GOAL TWO: EXPOSITORY AND ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING

    Students who successfully complete this course will be able to explain, describe and inform in expository writing and will be able to identify the purpose of the mode of argument in persuasive writing.

    • They will be able to organize and explain ideas with clarity, vividness, effectiveness and grammatical and mechanical correctness in expository essays.

    GOAL THREE: CRITICAL THINKING AND RESEARCH

    Students who successfully complete this course will be able to analyze and investigate ideas and present them in well-structured prose appropriate to a particular purpose and audience.

    • They will be able to read, summarize, and respond to college level texts – their own and others--of varying lengths
    • They will be able to create unified, coherent, well-developed texts that demonstrate a self-critical awareness of rhetorical elements such as purpose, audience, and organization.
    • They will be able to employ grammatical and mechanical conventions in the preparation of readable manuscripts, including the documented research essay.
    • They will be able to use and evaluate outside sources of information, incorporate and document source material and avoid plagiarism.
    • They will be able to produce 15-20 pages of finished, graded text, including a documented essay. 

     

    Quarter Two 9 Week Plan:

    GOAL ONE: THE PROCESS OF WRITING

    Students who successfully complete this course will be able to produce an effective essay through an organized and coherent process.

    • They will be able to incorporate reading and experience into their writing.

    GOAL TWO: EXPOSITORY AND ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING

    Students who successfully complete this course will be able to explain, describe and inform in expository writing and will be able to identify the purpose of the mode of argument in persuasive writing.

    • They will be able to use evidence in a thesis-driven essay argumentatively asserting one viewpoint over another. (A fuller and more robust study of argument is the province of ENG 112.)

    GOAL THREE: CRITICAL THINKING AND RESEARCH

    Students who successfully complete this course will be able to analyze and investigate ideas and present them in well-structured prose appropriate to a particular purpose and audience.

    • They will be able to use and evaluate outside sources of information, incorporate and document source material and avoid plagiarism.
    • They will be able to produce 15-20 pages of finished, graded text, including a documented essay.