College Preparatory English 10A
Welcome to the first semester of tenth grade College Preparatory English. English ten is a yearlong course and its completion with a passing grade is needed to fulfill graduation requirements and establish eligibility for acceptance to four-year colleges and universities.
The course’s primary objectives are to provide students with opportunities to practice and further develop their reading, writing, analytical, and argumentation skills. Students will focus on close reading a variety of literature including novels, short stories, drama, and poetry. They will also exercise organizational, presentation, and research skills in both individual and group settings. Grammar, vocabulary, writing mechanics, rhetorical components, and literary elements will also be reviewed and practiced on a regular basis.
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