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.