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ENGLISH 101 College Composition

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    Lots of Writing

    Final Paper

    Always Do the Reading

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    • Profile picture
    Jan 31, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend this class because the material is essential to future life. During almost every career, there will be a point in which writing is implicit. Mrs. Renaud helps the student understand the material and how create their own writing.

    Course highlights:

    My highlights were the creative writing section of the year. I have always had a creative perception on life, and Mrs. Renaud has helped me harness this passion into an ability to write creatively about any topic.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Do not just coast through this course, but instead take everything you learn seriously. If this opportunity is not taken wholeheartedly, one will not learn anything from the material, but if someone just into this class ready to learn and put in hard work, then they will come out of the class as a great writer.

    • Spring 2016
    • Mrs. Renaud
    • Yes
    • Lots of Writing Always Do the Reading Final Paper
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    Oct 19, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    This course teaches the craft of writing extremely, and is unbelievably valuable in preparing high school students for the writing pressures of college.

    Course highlights:

    The highlight of this course was seeing how well-written my last paper of the year was in comparison to the first one. I learned how to craft fluent sentences, how to make my writing flow, and how to use new vocabulary and crafting techniques to make my paper strong.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Be sure to take Mrs. Renaud's expert advice on how to craft a paper, because it is invaluable. Also, take good notes when reading a book, because they will help you comprehend what you read and be valuable when you write about the themes of the book.

    • Fall 2015
    • Mrs. Renaud
    • Lots of Writing Always Do the Reading Final Paper
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    Oct 01, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This is a very good class for learning the basics of writing papers. Students are assigned papers in many different areas of writing such as creative, persuasive, and literary analysis papers. This class also includes a reading element; students are asked to read books and discuss them in literature circles with other students in the class. Last, there is a grammar portion of the course, teaching students proper English rules on things like commas and other sentence layouts.

    Course highlights:

    I learned how to write papers with proper format and proper grammar. I also learned how to make the thesis and points of my paper clear, providing a clear layout for my papers. By reading multiple books for my literature circle groups, everyone learned how to read a book and discuss it with others.

    Hours per week:

    12+ hours

    Advice for students:

    To succeed in this course, make sure that you have your reading done on time for your literature books. I would also recommend having your rough draft done in class on time because in class, the teacher has a lot of peer editing during class. A tip that I would give to students who don't feel confident in their writing yet is that it is very beneficial to take your rough draft to the teacher to have her look over it for you. She will tell you what you can work on and how to make it better, and you can then improve your paper before submitting your final draft.

    • Fall 2016
    • Mrs. Renaud
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Lots of Writing Final Paper

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