English Composition I
Enroll in this course.A StraighterLine Membership of $99 / month is required to take all StraighterLine courses.
Current students with an active membership only pay the course fee.
All courses include:
- 2 to 3-day turnaround for grading
- Multiple chances to improve course grade
- On-demand tutoring & writing center
- Student support 7 days a week
English Composition I helps you develop transferable writing skills by exploring the steps involved in the writing process through various rhetorical modes: narration, persuasion, compare/contrast, and argument. Lessons in this online course highlight the importance of proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling, and explain effective research techniques, editing, and revision. In English Composition I you will gain the quality writing skills necessary for success in college and your future career.
ACE Approved 2022
After completing this course students will be able to:
|3||Writing Assignment 1 - The Personal Narrative||
|4||Writing Assignment 2 - The Persuasive Letter||
|5||Writing Assignment 3 - The Compare/Contrast Essay||
|6||Writing Assignment 4 - The Argumentative Essay||
There are no prerequisites to take English Composition I.
The required eTextbook for this course is included with your course purchase at no additional cost.
Prefer the hard copy? Simply purchase from your favorite textbook retailer; you will still get the eTextbook for free.
StraighterLine provides a percentage score and letter grade for each course. A passing percentage is 70% or higher.
If you have chosen a Partner College to award credit for this course, your final grade will be based upon that college's grading scale. Only passing scores will be considered by Partner Colleges for an award of credit. There are a total of 1000 points in the course:
|1||Graded Exercise: Academic Honesty Quiz||40|
|2||Graded Exercise: Setting an Intention Activity||20|
|3||Writing Assignment: The Personal Narrative||225|
|4||Writing Assignment: The Persuasive Letter||225|
|5||Writing Assignment: The Compare/Contrast Essay||225|
|6||Writing Assignment: The Argumentative Essay||225|
|7||Graded Exercise: Revisiting Your Intention||20|
|7||Graded Exercise: Final Self-Assessment||20|