Underclassmen Exam Schedule
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Curriculum - Language Arts
English 10 - World Literature Grade 10, Credit 1.0
This course will focus on improving reading comprehension skills and writing skills, through the study of world literature. Students will explore the different types of literature such as poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and drama, as well as the different tools needed to comprehend the different genres. However, within those broader topics, we will also be concentrating on a variety of other skills such as improving vocabulary, presentation and problem-solving skills, and working effectively in groups. Whenever possible, students will work on topics that parallel the material being presented in your construction classes, as well as improving skills that will help you not only in the construction field, but in everyday life.
English 11 - American Literature Grade 11, Credit 1.0
This class will primarily focus on building strong reading and writing skills through the study of American literature. Students in this course will explore the different types of genres to enhance students’ understanding and appreciation of the ways in which the American literary experience was influenced by American history. Both American literature and technical documents will be used to develop critical reading and writing ability. However within those broader topics, we will also be concentrating on a variety of other skills such as interpersonal skills, workplace readiness, and building vocabulary. Whenever possible, students will work on topics that parallel the material being presented in their construction classes, as well as improving skills that will help not only in the construction field, but in everyday life. Some texts studied include, Our Town, To Kill A Mockingbird, and I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings.
English 12 – British Literature Grade 12, Credit 1.0
Literacy Grade 9-11, Credit .5
This class teaches and practices reading and writing skills and strategies. Using high interest reading materials, the class reads, discusses, summarizes, questions, and writes about text. At the end of the year, most students are more comfortable and skilled at reading silently and aloud, as well as developing vocabulary and reflecting on and developing opinions about written material. We implement all aspects of the state mandated scaffolded literacy program.