English 10B

This yearlong course will fulfill the requirements for Grade 10 literature and composition instruction and is designed to enhance student’s written skills and their understanding of various types of literature. Students build writing skills in many forms and are expected to meet the district writing standards in four specific areas: expository, persuasive, narrative and descriptive writing. Particular emphasis in expository writing will include at least two of the following structures: cause and effect, compare and contrast, and problem-solution. The literature genres studied include poetry, drama, non-fiction, short stories, and novels.