English Composition

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Early Start English

Information on how to access Early Start is available in the following linked PowerPoint presentations and video. If you have any further questions regarding your course and the MWLP program, please contact your Early Start instructor.

Early Start Demo

How to Show Your Instructor Your Work in Early Start

English 910

Instructions

You are responsible for completing 15 MyWritingLabPlus topics in your English 910 class. This requirement is worth 10% of your overall English 910 grade. To receive full credit, you must (1) take the Path Builder and Mastery Check and (2) master approximately one of the below assigned topics (listed below) per week, for a total of 10 topics by the end of the quarter according to the schedule provided by your instructor. To master a topic, you must earn a score of 80% or higher on the Recall 1, Recall 2, and Apply sections for each of the following topics.

Note that topics mastered through the pre-diagnostic may not count towards your 15 topics. You must master the below 15 assigned topics through the Recall and Apply sections.

Parts of Speech, Phrases and Clauses
Tense
Fragments
Run-Ons
Subject Verb Agreement
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
Commas
Apostrophes
Capitalization
Easily Confused Words
Paraphrasing to Avoid Plagiarism
Thesis Statement
Developing and Organizing a Paragraph
Prewriting
The Writing Process

You will be held responsible for these new skills every week in your writing. Since this is an online workshop, you can work on these topics outside of class at your convenience, so long as you master approximately one topic per week, for a total of ten topics. This means that if you wait until the end of the quarter to complete all ten topics, you will not receive full credit and your essay grades may suffer.

English 920

Instructions

You are responsible for completing 15 MyWritingLabPlus topics in your English 920 class. This requirement is worth 10% of your overall English 920 grade. To receive full credit, you must (1) take the Path Builder and Mastery Check and (2) master approximately one/two of the assigned topics per week, for a total of 15 topics by the end of the quarter according to the schedule provided by your instructor. To master a topic, you must earn a score of 80% or higher on the Recall 1, Recall 2, and Apply sections for each of the following topics.

Note that topics mastered through the pre-diagnostic may not count towards your 15 topics. You must master the below 15 topics through the Recall and Apply sections.

Working through the Stages of the Writing Process
Reading Texts Critically
Developing Thesis Statements
Organizing
Avoiding Plagiarism
Transitions
Fragments
Run-Ons: Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
Building Sentences with Subordination and Coordination
Subject-Verb Agreement
Pronoun Agreement
Commas
Apostrophes
Quotation Marks and Italics
Word Choice and Commonly Confused Terms

You will be held responsible for these new skills every week in your writing. Since this is an online workshop, you can work on these topics outside of class at your convenience, so long as you master approximately one and a half topics per week, for a total of 15 topics. This means that if you wait until the end of the quarter to complete all fifteen topics, you will not receive full credit and your essay grades may suffer.

English 1109

Instructions

You are responsible for completing 10 MyWritingLabPlus topics in your English 1109 class. This requirement is worth 10% of your overall English 1109 grade. To receive full credit, you must (1) take the Path Builder and Mastery Check and (2) master approximately one/two of the assigned topics per week, for a total of 15 topics by the end of the quarter according to the schedule provided by your instructor. To master a topic, you must earn a score of 80% or higher on the Recall 1, Recall 2, and Apply sections for each of the following topics.

Note that topics mastered through the pre-diagnostic may not count towards your 10 topics. You must master the below 10 topics through the Recall and Apply sections.

Developing Thesis Statements
Reading Texts Critically
Finding Sources
Evaluating Sources
Avoiding Plagiarism
Integrating Sources
Commas
Transitions
Building Sentences with Subordination and Coordination
Run-Ons

You will be held responsible for these new skills every week in your writing. Since this is an online workshop, you can work on these topics outside of class at your convenience, so long as you master approximately one and a half topics per week, for a total of 10 topics. This means that if you wait until the end of the quarter to complete all fifteen topics, you will not receive full credit and your essay grades may suffer.

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