"ENG 090 English Composition I"
Central Arizona College 8470 N. Overfield Rd. Coolidge, AZ 85228 Phone: (520) 494-5206 Fax: (520) 494-5212 ENG 090 English Composition I Catalog Description: An introduction to the writing process emphasizing idea development, organization, and revision, as well as grammar and mechanics, in sentences and paragraphs. Credit Hours: 3 Effective Term: Fall 2008 Terms Offered: All Terms Teaching Methods: Lecture Modalities: Prerequisite(s): Appropriate writing assessment score. Corequisite(s): None Times for Credit: 1 Grading Option: A/F Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures Cross Listed: N/A Learning Outcomes: 1. Demonstrate understanding of the basic rules of punctuation. 2. Write clear and fluid sentences. 3. Recognize and revise mechanical, grammatical, and spelling errors. 4. Revise sentences and paragraphs to eliminate irrelevant material. 5. Utilize the writing process, including inventing, planning, drafting, developing, revising, and editing. 6. Respond appropriately to various writing situations and prompts. 7. Demonstrate ability to write well-developed paragraphs. 8. Demonstrate audience awareness and logical structure in writing. 9. Write multiple paragraphs focusing on one topic. Central Arizona College ENG 090 - English Composition I Page 2 of 2 Standards: 1. Compose correct sentences using a variety of punctuation marks. 2. (a) Construct effective sentences representing all four types - simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex. (b) Choose words with correct denotation and connotation to convey ideas. 3. (a) Proofread own work to correct a variety of mechanical, grammatical, and spelling errors. (b) Identify and correct a variety of mechanical, grammatical, and spelling errors in peer-produced texts. (c) Identify and correct a variety of mechanical, grammatical, and spelling errors in teacher-generated materials and other texts. 4. (a) Proofread own work to eliminate irrelevant material. (b) Identify and eliminate irrelevant material in peer-produced texts. (c) Identify and eliminate irrelevant material in teacher- generated materials and other texts. 5. (a) Produce multiple prewriting samples that reflect various invention strategies. (b) Produce writings, passages, or other texts that, from assignment to final product, show improvement in focus, development, organization, and surface features such as grammar and punctuation. 6. Create texts which appropriately and completely respond to assignment parameters. 7. (a) Create suitable topic sentence(s). (b) Choose and include appropriate and adequate supporting details. 8. Utilize details, patterns, organizational structures, vocabulary, and content that effectively respond to audience needs. 9. Construct writings that maintain unity and coherence and adequately support a main idea. AGEC/Special None Requirements: Revised: 11/2007