English 9 A
English Part A is a course designed to prepare the college-bound student with an all around academic approach. In this course the instruction in grammar will be placed in usage units. Writing will focus on the five-paragraph essay and research. The writing process will be utilized for expressive and expository writing, as well as, the research using primary and secondary sources. In addition, oral communication, vocabulary, and spelling will be an integral part of this course. The process also includes an introduction to the various genres of literature including the study of short stories, Romeo and Juliet, and the novel.