The purpose of this course is to provide instruction that enables students to develop and strengthen reading skills and develop independent reading endurance. Students will improve critical thinking, problem-solving, and test-taking skills and strategies, reading for meaning through varied reading materials at appropriate independent and instructional reading level, integration of reading with student written responses to text and high frequency content area vocabulary.
This course provides instruction in critical analysis of literary genres. Composition instruction focuses upon using the writing process in creative, logical and critical modes. Formal speaking experiences are provided. The critical skills of listening and observing are emphasized.
This course includes composition instruction with frequent practice in writing multi-paragraph essays in a variety of types, including the writing of documented papers. Literature study includes the written and oral analysis of American literary works representing the ethnic and cultural diversity of the American experience. The study of literature should include analysis of American dialects as reflected in the literature.
This course includes instruction in the careful reading of literary works. Through such study, students develop their feeling for language and their understanding of the craft of writing. Students will examine individual works of literature in terms of language, characters, action, themes, structures, meanings and values. Writing assignments, while focusing upon the critical analysis of literature, will also include exercises in exposition, argument, personal narrative, and/or stories, poems or plays. The content includes that specified by the advanced placement program.
Dual Enrolled GCSC ENC 1101 English Composition I
Prerequisite: Satisfactory English scores on the Florida College Entry-Level Placement Test or completion of ENC 0025 with a minimum grade of "C" and satisfactory reading scores on the Florida College Entry-Level Placement Test or completion of REA0002 or REA1930 with a minimum grade of "C." Minimum competency in word processing needed. The rhetoric of the expository essay and the documented paper. Word processed and handwritten compositions based on reading of fiction and nonfiction. Oral component included. This course is a Gordon Rule Writing course where students will produce extensive college level writing and requires completion with a minimum grade of “C.”
Dual Enrolled GCSC ENC 1102 English Composition II
Dual Enrolled GCSC ENG 2111 Literature and Film
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