ENG 091 Reading and Writing (ACC)

Campus Location:
Georgetown, Dover, Stanton, Wilmington
Effective Date:
Test Scores, SSC 100 or concurrent.


Course Credits and Hours:
2.00 credits
2.00 lecture hours/week
0.00 lab hours/week
Course Description:

This accelerated course provides reinforcement in writing skills and in reading fluency and comprehension skills. Reading and writing activities are integrated to provide continuity and practical application.

Required Text(s):

Obtain current textbook information by viewing the campus bookstore online or visit a campus bookstore. Check your course schedule for the course number and section.

Additional Materials:

USB drive or other storage device

Schedule Type:
Classroom Course


Core Course Performance Objectives (CCPOs):
  1. Practice explicit reading strategies and skills to improve fluency and comprehension. (CCC 1)
  2. Use explicit writing strategies and skills to plan, organize, and compose well-structured essays and written responses. (CCC 1, 2, 5)
  3. Summarize college-level texts. (CCC 1, 2, 5)

See Core Curriculum Competencies and Program Graduate Competencies at the end of the syllabus. CCPOs are linked to every competency they develop.

Measurable Performance Objectives (MPOs):

Upon completion of this course, the student will:

  1. Practice explicit reading strategies and skills to improve fluency and comprehension.
    1. Use content-specific vocabulary in discussions and responses.
    2. Employ appropriate active reading strategies before, during, and after reading.
    3. Infer meaning from college-level text.
    4. Respond to readings through oral and written response.
  2. Use explicit writing strategies and skills to plan, organize, and compose a well-structured essays and written responses.
    1. Use rhetorical modes.
      1. Employ various planning and organizational strategies, including use of graphic organizers to prepare for writing.
      2. Develop an effective thesis with multiple levels of support.
      3. Apply revision strategies (editing/proofing) to improve writing.
      4. Write multiple drafts.
  3. Summarize college-level texts.
    1. Use annotating, outlining, and comprehension skills to write summaries.
    2. Compose effective summaries of college-level texts using appropriate documentation.
Evaluation Criteria/Policies:

Students must demonstrate proficiency on all CCPOs at a minimal 75 percent level to successfully complete the course. The grade will be determined using the Delaware Tech grading system:

92 100 = A
83 91 = B
75 82 = C
0 74 = F

Students should refer to the Student Handbook for information on the Academic Standing Policy, the Academic Integrity Policy, Student Rights and Responsibilities, and other policies relevant to their academic progress.

Core Curriculum Competencies (CCCs are the competencies every graduate will develop):
  1. Apply clear and effective communication skills.
  2. Use critical thinking to solve problems.
  3. Collaborate to achieve a common goal.
  4. Demonstrate professional and ethical conduct.
  5. Use information literacy for effective vocational and/or academic research.
  6. Apply quantitative reasoning and/or scientific inquiry to solve practical problems.
Program Graduate Competencies (PGCs are the competencies every graduate will develop specific to his or her major):


Disabilities Support Statement:

The College is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the campus Disabilities Support Counselor to request an accommodation needed due to a disability. A listing of campus Disabilities Support Counselors and contact information can be found at the disabilities services web page or visit the campus Advising Center.

Minimum Technology Requirements:
Minimum technology requirements for online, hybrid, video conferencing and web conferencing courses.