Course Description for IRW 97:
Integrated Reading and Writing 97 promotes basic integration of academic reading and writing skills through the review and development of skills for summarizing, interpreting, and analyzing the structure and style of various texts. This course focuses on reading and writing processes and critical thinking strategies. Ultimately, students demonstrate the ability to recognize and compose developed, coherent, and unified texts of various lengths, displaying academic vocabulary and informational text features.
Course Description for IRW 98:
Integrated Reading and Writing 98 promotes mastery of college reading and writing. This course requires students to demonstrate and apply critical thinking skills. Students synthesize information through formal and informal writing using evidence-supported rhetoric. Additionally, students apply reading comprehension strategies and writing-process approaches across the curriculum, demonstrating college and career readiness.