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Honors Narrative, Exposition, and Research
Mr. Williams
Room 121 - Period
 
Syllabus
Description:

 Honors Narrative, Exposition and Research

Semester II  2013 – Mr. Williams  

 

-Honors Narrative, Exposition and Research is a college preparatory class focusing on writing. There will be some associated reading.

 

-The first unit will focus on creative nonfiction. Student will engage in a writing workshop developing voice, narrative, and critiquing skills.

 

-Following this workshop, we will take what we have learned about good narrative writing and transfer our skills to application essays.

 

-In all of the above units, we will be looking at model essays in class and developing critical editing skills.

 

-Throughout the first quarter, students will work on the mechanics of writing.

 

-Second semester we will focus on the research process. Each student will produce one persuasive paper, and one longer research paper of 3000-3500 words.

Download Narrative Common Core Standards Aligned Outcomes.pdf 

All papers will follow MLA format. Students will also complete a writing journal.

Grading

Process 50%

Product 50%

 
Expectations:

-The first unit will focus on creative nonfiction. Student will engage in a writing workshop developing voice, narrative, and critiquing skills.

 

-Following this workshop, we will take what we have learned about good narrative writing and transfer our skills to application essays.

 

-In all of the above units, we will be looking at model essays in class and developing critical editing skills.

 

-Throughout the first quarter, students will work on the mechanics of writing.

 

-Second semester we will focus on the research process. Each student will produce one persuasive paper, and one longer research paper of 3000-3500 words.

 

All papers will follow MLA format. Students will also complete a writing journal.

 
Grading Policy:

Grading

Process 50%

Product 50%

 
Assignments:

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