English 10 A & B

Two Terms                       Grades 10, 11, 12                           Required

In English 10, students will enhance their reading, writing, and communication skills. Students will read, discuss, and analyze a variety of texts, including Shakespeare’s Macbeth and Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. This course takes students through literary and informational texts that explore the power of words and how individuals interact with each other through exchanges involving culture, language, and relationships. Students will work on language skills to expand vocabulary and enhance understanding of grammar mechanics. Students will write for a variety of purposes and will give two formal speeches and several informal presentations.