This is a high school Language Arts course which focuses on writing a creative personal essay based on the "This I Believe" radio series.

Students will be led through a variety of interactive activities that guide them to an understanding of what a personal essay is, as well as support them through the process of writing their own essays.

Students will use a variety of technologies in this class and will work supported by an instructor through both online and face-to-face feedback.

This Advanced Composition course is meant to prompt consideration and discussion about the history of communication and where things are going. How will we interact with the world around us which is changing faster than many people can keep up? What role does Education play in all of this? It also has some writing lessons wink Keep in mind that this course is considered advanced and will require that answers are thorough and supported sufficiently.

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