LAE4010T: LA 10 (2013-2014)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Virtual School Program
COURSE TITLE: Language Arts 10
CALENDAR YEAR: 2013-2014
GRADE LEVEL: 10
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
The Language Arts 10 course is designed to strengthen students’ skills in listening, speaking, writing, literature, and language. The content includes, but is not limited to, outlining or mapping main ideas and details of information received aurally or through research; using vocabulary and sentence structure appropriate to the listener and the situation; understanding the importance of speech in influencing the course of events in a democratic society; using interviewing skills; using parliamentary procedure skills; using formal debating skills; refining test-taking skills to meet secondary and post-secondary demands; writing a paraphrase, summary, or precise; writing compositions for newspaper publication; writing a short paper using research techniques; selecting appropriate sources of information for the topic; understanding and explaining the type of conflict in a given literary selection (psychological, social, environmental); experiencing a wide range of literary forms (e.g., short stories, novels, non-fiction, poetry, drama); using the media center research facilities; and reading self-selected books to help students learn to view reading as a useful and pleasurable activity.
DoDEA English Languange Arts Standards
Upon completion of the Language Arts 10 course, students should be able to:
- Outline main ideas and details of information received aurally or through research.
- Use vocabulary and sentence structure appropriate to the listener and situation.
- Use interviewing skills.
- Use parliamentary procedural skills.
- Use formal debating skills.
- Identify the type of conflict in a given selection: psychological, social, and environmental.
- Refine test-taking skills to meet secondary and post-secondary demands.
- Write a paraphrase, summary, or précis.
- Write compositions for newspaper publication.
- Write a short paper using research techniques.
- Select appropriate sources of information.
- Identify the importance of speech in influencing the course of events in a democratic society.
- Module 1: Introduction
- Module 2: Thinking Skills
- Module 3: Creation
- Module 4: Flood Myths
- Module 5: Antigone
- Module 6: House on Mango Street
- Module 7: Semester Exam
- Module 8: Short Story
- Module 9: Novel Story
- Module 10: Research
- Module 11: Poetry
- Module 12: An Enemy of the People
- Elements of Literature, World Literature ISBN (Student Edition) 9780030926051
- John Warriner’s Holt Handbook, Fourth Course ISBN (Student Edition) 9780030661471
- Publishers: Holt-McDougal; Houghton-Mifflin