This course is designed to help students master the traditional five-paragraph essay along with its variations. Students will learn how to support a thesis with specific evidence and how to write an effective introduction, conclusion, and title. Students will learn how to develop the nine patterns of essay development. Throughout the course, students will review all the basic grammar rules, and they will also review and apply proper APA Style.
Smoothly integrate paraphrases and direct quotations into academic paragraphs; describe how to find and evaluate books, articles, and other resources at the library and on the Internet; cite research using APA Style
Identify nine patterns of academic essay development
Apply critical thinking skills to reading selections
Identify audience; demonstrate thorough awareness of audience in academic writing
Define, recognize, and write an effective thesis statement, organize and connect specific evidence in body paragraphs of an essay, and describe and apply the revision process to sentences, paragraphs, and essays
Henley-Putnam’s commitment to service begins with your first call with an advisor and continues through graduation. Our classes are small, so you are never just a number. We get to know you, your goals and your needs. You will be supported by a team of professionals who will help you track your degree progression, advise you on course selection, and inform you of relevant services such as tutoring and mentoring. Your faculty members will be available to you, as will the deans and administrators.
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