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#1110 English 9 Honors

1110 ENGLISH 9 HONORS

Year, 1.0 Credit, 1 Period This course fulfills the 9th grade English Requirement.

Prerequisite: Recommendation of English 8 teacher

Recommended for: Highly proficient students of English

Description: In English 9 Honors students study world classics and nonfiction texts from diverse perspectives, as evidenced in authors’ use of language. Writing skills are enhanced through instruction in formal writing such as literary analysis, argumentation, research, as well as creative and personal forms. Specific attention is given to developing structure and style, and adhering to the conventions of standard written English. Listening and speaking skills are strengthened through a variety of methods, including classroom discussion, oral presentation, role playing, and small cooperative groups. The purpose of the course is to build upon students’ foundation in English language arts for successful participation in more advanced English courses and other academic disciplines.

MEET THE TEACHERS:

Kimberlee Bent

Anne Blaney

David Gordon

Robin Infeld

Patrice Raboy

Kari Welch