Author: Jennifer Metroka  MA

Abstract: The purpose of this course is to give the student an overall view of composition from basic sentence structure to critical thinking.

Chapter 1 gives a basic understanding of sentence structure and punctuation rules.

Chapter 2 demonstrates how to create coherent text using tools such as repetition, logical agreement, and transitions.

Chapter 3 reviews the creation of body paragraphs including main ideas, topic sentences, evidence, and conclusions.

Chapter 4 identifies and uses multiple sources for research including books, journal articles and more.

Chapter 5 employs critical thinking to a range of tasks including reading and writing.