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.