Composition (Beginning)

Course Description:

This is the first course in a two-course sequence. In this course, students will study and become proficient in the use of the writing process. Students will also learn several grammar concepts that involve sentence structure, punctuation, and usage. In addition, they will learn about essay structure and organization through the development of five common types of essays: process analysis, definition, narrative, comparison/contrast, and classification and division.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): Composition (Beginning)
Course Title (NCES SCED) : Composition
Course Provider : Whitehall District Schools
Content Provided By : Michigan Virtual
Online Instructor Provided By : Whitehall District Schools
Standards Addressed : CCSS, NCAA
Ailgnment Document :
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Semester, Trimester
Subject Area : English Language and Literature
Course Identifier : Composition
Course Level : (G) General or Regular
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 1 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website :
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

Students and Parents: It is important to work closely with your local school counselor or registrar to follow the school's enrollment procedures. By clicking the "Start Registration Request" button below, you will be able to notify the school of your interest in registering for the online course. However, it is the responsibility of the district or school to review the registration request and approve or deny the request. Please make a note to follow up with your school after submitting a registration request.

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Additional Course Information:

By the end of the course, students will be able to do each of the following:

    •    Understand and use the writing process
    •    Develop sound thesis statements
    •    Effectively organize a variety essays
    •    Use concise and engaging word choice/vocabulary
    •    Create effective paragraphs that include supporting details that back up claims
    •    Develop engaging introductions and conclusions

INACOL Online Course Quality Standards

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Review Conducted By : Michigan Virtual
Date of Review : 07/14/2014

Units/Essays to be covered include the following:

    •    Narrative
    •    Process Analysis
    •    Definition
    •    Comparison and Contrast
    •    Classification and Division


Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends Random Draw Date Enrollment Drop Date Course Starts Course Ends # of Seats Course Fee Potential Additional Costs
Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020 07/01/2020 08/31/2020 01/15/2021 35 $0.0000 0.0000
Drop Policy Completion Policy Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends
Consult counselor Consult counselor Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020

Students can use chat, email or private message system within the course to access highly qualified teachers when they need instructor assistance.