Anna

Anna Morrison, , B.A., M.F.A.

English, Language Arts

Email: amorrison@cypresscollege.edu

Phone: 714-512-2662

Office Hours : Within 24 hours of student contact

Location : Virtual

 
 

English 060, College Writing Preparation

English 060, College Writing Preparation

English 060 prepares students for English 100, English Composition.  English 060 assists students by reviewing grammatical skills and several different rhetorical modes of composition writing.  This class is a warm-up for the more rigorous composition writing found in English 100 that will prepare students for writing in all of their other classes.  English 060 helps students to increase confidence and improve in their writing skills.  It provides students with the knowledge required to achieve academic success in the classes that follow.

Textbooks

Required:

College Writing Skills with Readings, 9th Edition

Author: Langan, John

ISBN: 978-0-07-803627-9

 

Optional: The Little Seagull Handbook, Second Edition

Authors: Bullock, Richard; Brody, Michal; Weinberg, Francine

ISBN 978-0-393-93580-6

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  1. In an in-class writing assignment, students should demonstrate the ability to generate a 300-400 word essay that contains a thesis clearly expressing the central idea and that is supported by paragraphs in a logical sequence with 70% accuracy.
  2. In an in-class essay, students should demonstrate the ability to develop an essay reflecting effective sentence structure and variety and reflecting precise and appropriate words and grammar with 70% accuracy.
  3. In an in-class essay, students should demonstrate the ability to select an appropriate rhetorical mode to meet the specific assignment, and to apply the critical thinking skills needed to compare, contract, summarize, analyze and evaluate in producing writing with 70% accuracy.