Focused on application, this first semester sophomore English course reinforces literary analysis and twenty-first century skills with pieces of nonfiction and fiction literature. Each thematic unit focuses on specific literary analysis skills, grammar, and vocabulary and allows students to apply them to a range of genres and text structures. Students will write narrative and research-based essays. There are a variety of authors that include George Orwell, Mark Aronson and Marina Budhos, and Jack London.
ELA 10 A
Unit 1- Stories from around the World
Unit 2- Live-Changing Journeys
Unit 3- Sugar Changed the World
Unit 4- The Power of Humor
Unit 5- Animal Farm
Unit 6- To Build a Fire