Lit & Lang 2

Course Description:

A required course designed for 10th grade students. The writing component will continue to emphasize and enhance the basic modes of composition while also exploring how to write and orally present a research paper. The main objective of the literature component is to acquaint students with the various literary genres including drama, nonfiction including the study of the biographical and historical approach.   As per the Common Core, students will continue developing their citation skills using  evidence from texts to support arguments in their writing.

First Semester Units:

Nonfiction & Research Writing
Speed Reading
Independent Novel Unit

Second Semester Units:

Short Stories
Lord of the Flies
Shakespeare: The Tempest (& a little bit of Julius Caesar)