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    English 10


    Mrs. Smith

    Room E202



    Course Description:  English 10 is a thematic approach to literature with an emphasis on formal and informal modes of writing.


    Texts:  The Language of Literature


                Literature Circle Novel


    Units:  The Challenge of Change

                Lessons From History

                Languages of Love


                Literature Circle



    • To make text to text, text to self, and text to world connections
    • To recognize and understand literary genres, terms, and devices
    • To write and speak using detail from readings, research, and experiences
    • To use critical reading skills



    • To apply reading, writing, and speaking skills
    • To connect learning to current times
    • To appreciate various authors
    • To become a life-long learner



    • Essays – formal, informal, creative
    • Reflections
    • Exams
    • Quizzes
    • Presentations – formal and informal
    • Speeches
    • Homework
    • Research