DC COLLEGE COMPOSITION - 550H (Hybrid)
Grade Level: 12 No. Semesters: 2
Credit: 1-English College Est Fee: $210 per semester for DC
Prerequisites: Minimum of 85% in both semesters of English III. Students must maintain at least an 80% average to remain in this course 2nd semester.
Dual Credit Prerequisite: ACT composite score of 21, ACT English score of 19, and a 3.0 GPA.
This class is divided into two distinct semesters to comply with the college dual credit requirements: English 110 (Writing I) provides an introduction to college-level writing in which students develop critical reading and writing skills. The emphasis in reading has students locating, evaluating, and synthesizing information in an analytical and ethical manner. The emphasis in writing develops students' understanding of the ways writers generate and express ideas for different purposes and various kinds of audiences. English 210 (Writing II) focuses on the practice of writing and researching in various disciplinary fields of study. Students integrate and apply academic forms to specific problems and situations.
This class will be taught as a hybrid class. Students will formally meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Tuesdays and Thursdays will be gap days where students work independently in the classroom or in the library. Students will be required to check in with the instructor prior to the tardy bell on the gap days. The instructor reserves the right to require a student to stay in the clasroom on a gap day if he or she is falling behind or needs to make up class work. Students will meet with the teacher every day for the first week of school to cover all class requirements and expectations.
College Composition is recommended for academically advanced students who plan to attend a four-year college.
NCAA Approved Course