Document_bw English 1 - Semester 2

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Course Cost: $300.00 - Credit: .5

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Note for Plano ISD Students:

The English 1, Semester 2 course is offered for credit recovery only. A student must have the approval of his/her counselor before registering. No registration will be processed until the eSchool office has written approval from an authorized counselor or campus representative.

Course Materials:

No textbook required.
Students will need the books listed below.

  1. No Fear Shakespeare - Romeo and Juliet, ISBN:1-58663-845-9
  2. Night, by Elie Wiesel, ISBN:9-780374-500016

Course Description:

The second semester of English I provides instruction for students in literary concepts. In addition, students complete units of study over academic integrity, elements of language, a short novel, a document-based synthesis paper in MLA format, and a play. Students will demonstrate understanding through self checks, quizzes, written reflections, vocabulary and language study, projects, major writing assignments, and unit tests.

The intent of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to practice critical reading and writing skills.

In English I, students will examine the elements of academic honesty.
Students will learn the elements of a novel and learn to determine important themes and examine character development and choices. Students will also understand the different elements of MLA format and writing, and a portion of the course consists of their creating a document-based essay from this knowledge. Students will then study the rudiments of Shakespearean drama.

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