English 10

English 10



American Literature is a literature and composition course offering organized as a survey of American literature. The course builds literary and communication skills, including reading, writing, language appreciation and aesthetics, listening and speaking, viewing and representing, and research. Within these general topic areas, special emphasis is placed on writing expository, research, and creative compositions; honing critical and analytic skills through close readings of literary, historical, expository, and functional documents; using context strategies and an understanding of etymology to build vocabulary, and practicing communication skills.

Prerequisites: Language Arts 9 or English 9