English 9 Accelerated (Honors)
Course Number(s): L4232411, L432412
Length: 2 Semester (4 Credits)
Prerequisits: English 8 or English 8 Pre-AP
English 9 Accelerated introduces students to the MN English Language Arts gr. 9-10 benchmarks for reading, writing, speaking, listening, media literacy, and language. This course establishes a foundation in the habits and skills for the critical thinking, analysis, argumentation, research, and writing types that will be expected of students throughout their high school years. Students will study collections of texts, including voices from within and outside of the U.S. and MN American Indian perspectives, and write texts for a variety of purposes and audiences. This honors course is distinguished by an expectation for a greater degree of outside reading, self-directed learning, student participation, and overall academic leadership.