English IV: Capstone Project (Fall semester)
Prerequisites: English I, II, III, or teacher approval
What are you passionate about? Where is God calling you to make a difference in the world? For this capstone course, students will have the opportunity to deeply explore the topic of their choice. They will research the issues pertinent to their chosen topic and author a thesis-style paper, demonstrating mastery of all elements of research and writing. A capstone course is where curiosity and competency intersect; challenge yourself to dig into one of the questions God has laid on your heart!
Rhetoric Alive! Senior Thesis Workbook by Alyssa Barnes, PhD (New copy required)
COURSE MATERIALS FEE
English lV: Business Writing (Spring semester)
Prerequisites: English l, ll, lll or teacher approval
"Good writing is good business. Bad writing isn't. To be successful in sales, marketing, finance, engineering, law, personnel, and in virtually every field, you need to write well." (Wilma Davidson, author of Business Writing-- What Works, What Won't). In this class, students will learn to create that all-important opening, choose a layout that enhances readability, spot the words and phrases that clutter most business writing, and more.
Business Writing-- What Works, What Won't (revised edition), by Wilma Davidson. Copies may be available at the used book sale at EMERGE Kick-Off (Date TBA). Used prices start at $4.99 on Amazon (http://amzn.to/2unMa1U)
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