Writing Basics Unit 6 - The Multi-Paragraph Essay

Undergraduate English Unit teaching how to construct a college essay. LO: You will be able to identify the building blocks for multi-paragraph development and to build multi-paragraph compositions.
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Kenai Peninsula College/ University of Alaska
Project Name:
Beyond Anchorage: Expanding Developmental and Workforce Education
paragraph, English, writing, essay, compositions

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Architectural Design firms USKH; Harvey H. Hightower, Architect; DOWL HKM; and UMIAQ
Industry Sector:
Developmental Education
All Occupations (00-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Basic Skills (32)
Educational Use:
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English and apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts.
Time Required:
1.5 hours
Interactivity Type:
Quality Note:
This Unit was subjected to seven formal reviews: three by college English faculty, one by an instructional design professional, one by a high school English faculty staff member, one by a non-author grant personnel, and one by a reviewer external to the grant.
Course Note:
Undergraduate English Language Basics: Writing Basics


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