Teacher: Mr. Spicer
Length of Course: 40 Weeks
Prerequisite: Successful completion of English 9
This course is the second in a three-year program to prepare students to complete New York State's Comprehensive Examination in English successfully. Students will study, practice, and develop fundamental writing skills, including basic methods of library research. This course emphasizes sentence structure as well as standard American conventions of grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Students will be introduced to representational works of the major genres and methods for reading and responding critically.
The goals of the 10C course are identical to those of other 10th Grade classes. The pace of this course is adjusted to meet the needs of students requiring additional reinforcement of basic skills. Major readings may include Understanding Comics, Kingdom Come, Animal Farm, and Gentlehands.
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