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2021-2022 Catalog 
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TS 74 - Language Arts and Literature Level 4

Credits: 5-10
Introduces Level 4 students to the basic principles of the mechanics of writing and strategies to develop and organize complex ideas in writing. Students practice critical reading skills and demonstrate understanding of a variety of texts, including fiction, nonfiction, and informational through the writing process. This is a pass/no credit course.

Enrollment Requirement: Appropriate placement and instructor consent.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Cite strong and thorough evidence and inferences from a text.
  2. Determine and summarize the theme, development and conclusion of a fiction or nonfiction text.
  3. Analyze and evaluate an author’s claim and the effectiveness of the structure of a text.
  4. Use the writing process to convey ideas, concepts, explanations & research.
  5. Use technology to produce, publish, and revise writing products.
  6. Write a three paragraph essay, including introductory paragraph, body paragraph with supporting evidence, and a conclusion paragraph.

Program Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate college-ready level reading, writing, digital literacy, and communication skills in social studies, literature, and science.
  2. Demonstrate competency in college-ready level mathematics.
  3. Demonstrate the skills necessary for successful transition to college credit courses and/or living wage employment.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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