PCC/ CCOG / WR

Course Content and Outcome Guide for WR 92

Course Number:
WR 92
Course Title:
Basic Grammar
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
20
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Instruction in grammar including punctuation, sentence structure, and the writing process. This course is offered in a flexible schedule, lecture/lab format. WR 92A and WR 92 are equivalent. Only one may be taken for credit. Prerequisites: WR 80, RD 80 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

•Competently create correct sentences using grammatical conventions.
•Fluently and creatively communicate in writing for personal, professional, and academic purposes using a variety of sentence structures, paragraphs and short essays, which may include competency in summarizing, paraphrasing and attribution.
•Confidently employ a writing process with a clear regard for the stages of invention, support/organization, and drafting and revision.
•Be prepared for future coursework that requires competency in the vocabulary of English grammar and in the writing process covered in this course.

Outcome Assessment Strategies


Assessment may include:

  • Large and small group activities
  • Tests and quizzes
  • Group and individual projects

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Defining parts of speech
  • Recognizing parts of speech in context
  • Recognizing and utilizing major sentence types
  • Analyzing sentences
  • Review of punctuation and capitalization

Skills:

  • Communicating clearly in speech and in writing
  • Analyzing sentences
  • Recognizing fragments
  • Writing complete sentences
  • Punctuating correctly
  • Capitalizing correctly