English 10 Accelerated (Honors)
Course Number(s): L432511, L432512
Length: 2 Semester (4 Credits)
Prerequisits: English 9 Pre-AP; successful completion of 9th grade graduation writing standards test; teacher recommendation
English 10 Accelerated focuses on the mastery of the MN English Language Arts gr. 9-10 benchmarks for reading, writing, speaking, listening, media literacy, and language. Students will refine their habits and skills for the critical thinking, analysis, argumentation, research, and writing types and processes required in the upper grades of high school. Students will study collections of literature and informational 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.