Writing Seminar - P
REGISTRATION CODE: E408
STATUS: UC/CSU & NCAA Approved
CAMPUS: CHS & DLS
LEVEL: 12th grade
This will be a fall semester course offering.
Writing Seminar will explore writing in a variety of modes including response to literature, the reflective essay, the persuasive essay, and the research based essay. In addition to submitting their work to the teacher, students will also be publishing their work digitally for a more global audience. The literature of the class includes a variety of texts, such as novels, short stories, film, memoir, essays, and poetry. The course is designed to expand rhetoric, sharpen grammar, and hone the critical and analytical skills of students. There will be continued emphasis on advancing skills in reading, listening, speaking, and critical thinking. Attention will be given to other horizons from composing “specialty essays” (i.e. college admission statement and the library research paper) to working with digital media to exercises in creative writing to prepare for college level work.
Note: Summer reading requirement for this course will be announced in the spring via the Carondelet/De La Salle website.