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Offered: Grade 10
Credit: 1.0
Length: Year
Prerequisite: English I
Type of Credit: English/Language Arts

This course will include instruction in reading and vocabulary necessary for comprehension of printed materials. Composition instruction focuses on the writing of essays for various purposes and audiences, using literary and non-literary subjects. Literature study emphasizes analysis of selections found in world literature. The study of mass media should include an analysis of propaganda and persuasion techniques. Speech instruction will include analysis of effective techniques in oral presentations. The study of language will include usage, mechanics, spelling, and other elements of standard written English.