In each unit of this course, you will embark on a new journey. Through the study of literature, nonfiction, and life, you will explore the unknown, search for identity and equality, and seek achievement, opportunity, and understanding. You will read to analyze the way language is used to express human motivation and will research to examine the results of actions in the real world. The lessons in each unit will give you the tools you need to gain insights from what you read and to use your knowledge in creative and analytical writing.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of language and structure in writing by describing the literary devices used in a piece of writing, describing the structure of a piece of writing, and creating a piece using literary devices and structure.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of narrative writing by analyzing a narrative and creating a story using narrative elements and devices.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of crafting an argument by conducting research through source evaluation and documentation, formulating rhetorical appeals appropriate to audience and purpose, and delivering a presentation.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of explanatory writing techniques such as developing thesis statements, organizing content, and writing cohesive conclusions by writing an original piece that incorporates these techniques.
Module 01 Reading and Writing Narratives
Module 02 Analyzing Language and Structure
Module 04 Exploring the Elements of Style