Expository Writing and Grammar Review*

Expository Writing and Grammar Review*

All Students: Grades 9-12
Prerequisites: None
June 18-July 6 or July 9-July 27 | 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Fee: $890

This course will introduce students to basic rhetorical modes. Using model essays, students will learn to identify effective patterns of writing and to apply those patterns in their own writing. Students will practice paragraph composition using narrative, descriptive and comparative structures. Writing and revision will be emphasized. The course will cover the following grammatical topics: parts of speech, types of clauses, verb forms, verb tense consistency, active and passive voice, subject and verb agreement, pronoun case and agreement, phrases and verbals, dangling and misplaced modifiers, subordination and coordination and punctuation usage. This course will prepare students for the grade 9 English course at Harker's upper school.

14-17 yrs
The Harker School
500 Saratoga Ave., San Jose, California, 95129 See Map
Mon-Fri, -
from 8:30am - 12pm
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