English 10

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.

First Quarter

Elements of fiction, short stories, Frankenstein

Second Quarter

Lord of the Flies, Oedipus, compare/contrast writing

Third Quarter

Research writing, poetry, argument/persuasive writing

Fourth Quarter

Between Shades of Gray, narrative writing, ACT prep