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    This one-semester course is designed for students who want extra help beyond the regular
    English classroom in developing their writing skills. become comfortable with the
    process of writing sentences, paragraphs, and essays. It provides a skills-based writing
    foundation including instruction in grammar, mechanics, and punctuation as well as strategies for
    the development of ideas for writing. The course enables students to write across the curriculum.

    The emphasis of the course is on developing students’ writing
    skills and promoting students’ growth toward their individual writing goals. Grading is based on
    individual student growth toward literacy goals and the effort each student makes to achieve their goals.