High School English 10 Course
The English 10 course is an expansive journey into the realms of language and literature, building upon the foundational skills acquired in English 9. This course is tailored to refine students' abilities as both readers and writers, introducing them to a broader spectrum of literary forms including short stories, nonfiction, poetry, novels, and drama. With a focus on in-depth literary analysis, English 10 encourages students to delve deeper into the fabric of diverse narratives and styles.
The course strategically guides students through a series of modules, each designed to enhance their comprehension and analytical skills. Techniques such as making inferences, visualization, and understanding organizational patterns are emphasized, enabling students to engage with literature in a more meaningful way. Additionally, the course places a strong emphasis on vocabulary development, writing techniques and styles, and mastering the intricacies of grammar, usage, and mechanics.
Students in English 10 will explore various literary genres, identifying their unique characteristics and analyzing elements like plot structure, character development, and authorial intent. They will learn to compare and contrast literature with similar themes, thereby broadening their interpretative skills. The course also includes a component on mass media, equipping students with the tools to critically analyze modern media techniques. By the end of the course, students will not only have strengthened their literary analysis and writing skills but also gained a richer understanding of the power and versatility of language.
High School English 10
English 10 is a comprehensive introductory language arts course designed to create effective readers and writers. Students are presented with a wide variety of literary forms including short stories, nonfiction, poetry, a novel, drama, and novel excerpts. Through the implementation of basic literary analysis skills, students understand and apply strategies to maximize reading comprehension and develop analytical skills. Analytical techniques include making inferences, applying visualization, predicting, and awareness of organizational patterns. Each module includes lessons about vocabulary skills; writing techniques and styles, including the Writing Process; and grammar, usage, and mechanics. Written literary analysis practice promotes student growth of previously learned writing skills.
Textbook: English 10 © Excel Education Systems, Inc. 2023
Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:
- Read, examine and analyze a variety of literary genres
- Identify literary characteristics of specific genres
- Analyze and identify plot structure, character development, and author’s purpose
- Apply literary analysis skills to increase comprehension of a variety of genres
- Compare and contrast works of literature with similar themes
- Acquire new vocabulary identified in reading selections
- Demonstrate written proficiency in literary analysis
- Enhance informative and persuasive writing skills
- Recognize and analyze mass media techniques
- Acquire and apply the rules of grammar, usage, and mechanics
- Module 1: The Elements of Literature
- Module 2: Analyzing the Author's Choices
- Module 3: Author's Message
- Module 4: Media Analysis: Advertising
- Module 5: Author's Purpose
- Module 6: Drama (Julius Caesar)
A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%
How Much Does It Cost?
Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality education accessible for every student.
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- Honors High School Courses: $325
- (AP) High School Courses: $599
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