English 10

This course explores timeless texts of American literature through short fiction, literary non-fiction, novel, drama, and poetry, film, lecture, and TED talks. Students will produce analysis essays, short films, app-based projects, Socratic Seminars, and research projects as they develop essential skills in research, critical thinking, close reading, and analytical writing. Texts may include, in whole or in part: Twain’s Huckleberry Finn, Bradley’s Flags of our Fathers, Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun, Stienbeck’s Of Mice and Men, and Miller’s Crucible. In alignment with the Common Core Standards, this class teaches critical skills for success across all content areas throughout high school.

Course Subject
Course Number
LA120A/B
Grade Level
10
Course Duration
Year
Course Credit
1.0
Prerequisite
English 9 / English Honors 9
Course Fee
None