#1100 English 9 Academic Literacy - Alt.
1100 ENGLISH 9 ACADEMIC LITERACY - ALT.
Year, 0.5 Credit, 1 Period on Alternating Days
Prerequisites: Recommendation of English teacher and/or guidance counselor
Recommended for: Students who need small group or individualized reading and writing instruction to improve academic performance
Description: In English 9 Workshop students’ reading and writing problems are identified. Various genres such as fantasy, science fiction, memoir, and biography are studied to foster literacy. Grammar, mechanics, and structure are reviewed and incorporated in text-based and personal essay writing. In addition, instruction may be modified or enhanced to cover content of other courses, particularly in English. The goal of English 9 Workshop is to enable students to handle the academic rigor of the 9th grade ELA Common Core curriculum.
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