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Jun

English

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This subject incorporates the study of grammar, literature, and vocabulary. Composition and the parts of speech are emphasized so that the student can become proficient at written communication. Reading is emphasized in the form of book reports and classroom readings so that the student can become a seeker of knowledge on his/her own.

10

Aug

English Literature

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Students will learn to use modes of discourse and will analyze the underlying themes, structures, and styles in the various works read. This course is designed to be writing-intensive in which reading selections will come from various genres of literature. Student writing will be developed and refined in both voice and technique. In addition to […]

10

Aug

British Literature/Composition

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This course concentrates on various works of authors (Spring Board curriculum) and selected British authors which are examined to increase reading proficiency and vocabulary, provide models of excellent writing, and foster an appreciation for British literature. Students will cite textual evidence; understand themes and central ideas, develop word choice and meaning, analyze the structure of […]

17

Jul

English Language

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The AP English Language and Composition course aligns with the introductory college-level rhetoric and writing curriculum, which requires students to develop evidence-based analytic and argumentative essays that proceed through several stages or drafts. Students evaluate, synthesize, and cite research to support their arguments. Throughout the course, students develop a personal style by making appropriate grammatical […]

17

Jul

American Literature & Composition

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In this course, students will gain a more enriched understanding of works of American Literature, while maintaining growth in all other aspects of language arts. This course stresses the influence of historical events on literary schools of thought. Students will assess and analyze poetry, drama, short stories, novels, and essays of selected major and minor […]

10

Jul

American Literature

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This course is designed to give students an enriched, global experience in American Literature while encouraging steady growth in all other aspects of language arts abilities. The course stresses the influence of historical events on literary schools of thought. Students learn to assess and analyze poetry, short stories, and novels of selected major and minor […]

10

Jul

English 10

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In this course, students will further develop critical reading and thinking skills through an intensive examination of the literary genres of short stories, poetry, novel, and drama. Vocabulary is emphasized with a connection to literature and the student’s personal use. Grammar rules will be reviewed, and usage problems will be examined. Students will review and […]

8

Jul

English 09

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The course consists of literature, writing, grammar, and vocabulary, emphasizing literature and writing. Students will review the fundamentals of writing and then focus mainly on content in various writing styles and adhere to the APA and MLA format. Critical writing and critical thinking skills are developed through an intensive examination of the genres of literature: […]

8

Jul

English 09

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In this course, students will concentrate on skill-building in composition, literary analysis, vocabulary development, and study habits. All four literary genres (novel, play, poetry, and short story) are introduced and examined. In writing, students will concentrate on organization, ideas and content, voice, sentence structure, word choice, and writing conventions. They will gradually progress to writing […]

22

Sep

Spelling

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Long vowel sounds, short vowel sounds consonant sounds final el, en r-controlled vowels vowel diphthongs prefixes—suffixes state names and abbreviations endings: en, ize compound words easily confused words plurals words writers use Synonyms and antonyms—words from other languages—abbreviations Zaner Bloser, Publisher