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ELA 10: Home

Course Description

Prerequisite: English Language Arts 9 or Honors English Language Arts 9

Grade: 10 Credit: 1

English Language Arts 10, a skilled-based course, focuses on the traditional elements of story and the
connection of self with others. To enhance comprehension and pleasure in the sophomore year, students
read challenging novels, plays, short stories, poetry and non-fiction. Students analyze literature and
poetry through expository, persuasive, and narrative writing techniques. The class includes application of
literary terms in literature and the refinement of vocabulary, research skills and accuracy in conventions.