This will be a fall semester course offering.
Explorations in Writing is a semester-long English course that gives students an opportunity to improve their writing skills in preparation for college-level writing. The course will cover a variety of modes including argumentative, narrative, and informational writing. The reading list will include a variety of mentor texts that will expose students to the various rhetorical techniques that skillful writers employ. This course will also emphasize the notion that writing is a practice, requiring consistent effort and attention in order to improve. The culminating project for this class will be a writer’s portfolio that highlights some of the best work produced throughout the semester.