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2015

Welcome to Expository Writing I and II!

 

Course Description:

Expository Writing, a rigorous writing workshop course for college bound students, challenges students to develop their writing skills. Every student leaves prepared to generate ideas and to express these ideas in writing that is well-organized, focused, clear, effective and compelling. Students develop their skills while writing a series of essays, each of which demands a different intellectual skill (persuasion, classification, definition, etc.). A working knowledge of basic grammar is expected; mini-lessons address weaknesses as needed. Shared readings of sample texts frame discussion and provide exemplars. Class begins each day with word study. Preparation for the SAT and for other timed written exams is included.

 

Course Text:

* 40 Model Essays: A Portable Anthology (ed. Jane Aaron)

 

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Lake Region Union High School
317 Lake Region Road
Orleans, Vermont 05860

School Phone Numbers
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
754-6521
754-2780 (fax)
754-2500 (voice mail)
GUIDANCE
754-6522
ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
754-2500 extension 223 or 225

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