112 ENGLISH SKILLS

This course is intended for students with below average reading and writing skills. It is designed to improve students‘ basic reading skills and to develop high school writing skills. Activities include English classroom instruction and computer lab work where students use reading and writing skills. Students will study word parts and origins as well as analyze and interpret a variety of reading materials, including young adult literature representing various countries, cultures and eras. Students will also write narrative, persuasive and expository compositions with standard English grammar. Students will receive a reading and writing workbook, which accompanies the course.

 

 

 

113E INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH-EXTENDED

This course is intended for students who have not yet attained grade level performance. It is designed to help students use language arts skills with various materials. Students will analyze word parts and apply vocabulary skills as well as analyze and interpret a variety of reading materials, including literature from various countries, cultures and eras. Students will also write narrative, expository and persuasive essays with standards English grammar and participate in group and oral presentations. Students will use their skills to research. Finally, students will practice following oral and complex directions and apply listening skills in practical situations. Students will receive a writing workbook, which accompanies the course.

 
 
 

113 INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH

This course is intended for students with average reading and writing skills. It is designed to help students use language arts skills. Students will study word parts and origins as well as analyze and interpret a variety of reading materials, including literature from various countries, cultures and eras. Students will also write narrative, persuasive and expository 31

compositions with standard English grammar and participate in group and individual oral presentations. Finally, students will practice following complex oral directions and apply their listening skills in practical situations. Students will receive a writing workbook, which accompanies the course.

 

114 STUDIES IN ENGLISH

This course is intended for students with above average reading and writing skills. It is designed to help students use language arts skills. Students will study word parts and origins as well as analyze and interpret a variety of reading materials, including literature from various countries, cultures and eras. Students will also write narrative, persuasive and expository compositions with standard English grammar and participate in group and individual oral presentations. Finally, students will practice following complex oral directions and apply their listening skills in practical situations. Because this is an honors course, the product, process and/or content will be differentiated. This might include such things as alternative requirements, independent study, reduced timelines and complementary and/or supplementary materials.

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