English 10 Honors

This course is about building upon the foundational knowledge that was gained from English 9. In this course, students will be using their foundational skills to deepen understanding about the new texts that they will read and build their critical thinking skills and writing skills for the next level. This is a more rigorous course than English 10. Students will be held to a higher standard and be expected to read additional texts.

First Quarter

Elements of fiction, short stories, Story Catcher, Horsecatcher

Second Quarter

Lord of the Flies, Oedipus, Antigone compare/contrast writing

Third Quarter

Research writing, poetry, argument/persuasive writing

Fourth Quarter

Between Shades of Gray, narrative writing, ACT prep