Regular vs Honors Courses
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Those comprehension questions are obviously simplified for (Max), but it still indicates a lower level of work than Honors actually did. It does pretty much describe Honors-level grammar though:
- This is what a participle is.
- Identify the participles!
- Write some sentences with participles!
A Problem with Honors Courses, in One Student's Experience
The main problem with Honors-level classes was that we were told that this was what college was going to expect of us, and then they taught us the exact opposite of what college courses were going to want.* "Keep your nose down and do your work. All of your assertions had better be backed up with a citation, which means no original thoughts."
*Anyone want to hear Boom expand on these things?