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TS 76 - Language Arts and Literature Level 6-1

Credits: 5-10
Introduces Level 6 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. Students who successfully complete this course earn High School 21+ credits in English.

Enrollment Requirement: Appropriate placement and instructor consent.

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

  1. Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
  2. Determine the theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text.
  3. Interpret figurative, connotative, and technical language.
  4. Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence from multiple sources.
  5. Assess the credibility and accuracy of sources.
  6. Write a minimum of 5-paragraph research essay to answer a question, incorporating several sources to draw an original conclusion.
  7. Avoid plagiarism by following a standard format for citation.

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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