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Developmental Writing

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: English and Language Arts
Course ID: CAOT86332
College Concurrent: No
School District: Big Horn County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Connections Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Connexus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Connections Academy
Credits: 0.5
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Sep 03, 2019 - Jun 05, 2020
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
In this course, the student will explore the fundamental tools and techniques needed to write clear sentences, effective paragraphs, and well-organized essays for general education courses and employment settings. Using Standard American English, the student will learn to organize, clarify, and communicate written ideas, as well as how to use correct sentence structure, grammar, and parts of speech in written communication. The student will also develop skills in revising and editing to clarify voice, tone, style, and mode. By the end of the course, the student will be able to do the following:Assess a written passage for clear writingWrite using Standard American EnglishWrite a variety of complex sentencesUse sentence mechanics properlyAnalyze the writing processAnalyze writing modes and their purposeWrite an essay
Course Prerequisites:
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility: None
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Virtual education teacher verifies participation 1 to 3 times weekly