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ENGLISH I CP Grade Level: 9 Course Credit: 1 credit, 5 periods/week, full year Description: In this course, freshmen continue the formal study of literature. Students study literary devices and read and analyze short stories, poetry, drama, non-fiction, and the novel. Students study vocabulary and formal grammar including parts of speech, punctuation, sentence sense, correct agreement, and capitalization. They are also required to write creative and persuasive compositions, and to develop proficiency in paragraphing, sentence structure, and organization. Students in this course will be required to write a research paper. During the summer prior to the ninth grade, students are required to read a specified selection from a recommended reading list. Prerequisite: None Fee: $30.00

ENGLISH I HONORS Grade Level: 9 Course Credit: 1 credit, 5 periods/week, full year, weighted grade Description: English I Honors is offered for those students who exhibit exceptional talent in English. The core curriculum, although the same as English I CP, is enhanced by additional challenging literary selections. In general, the quantity and quality of work expected from students is greater. In addition, summer reading is required. Prerequisite: Enrollment based on past performance in English, the recommendation of the student’s 8th grade English instructor. Fee: $30.00

ENGLISH II CP Grade Level: 10 Course Credit: 1 credit, 5 periods/week, full year Description: Students continue their study of literature through short stories, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and novels. Throughout unit studies, students will develop proficiency in writing, making specific choices about paragraphing, structuring sentences, utilizing mechanics, and organizing a formal essay. Units are arranged thematically, so students will also be asked to think through essential questions, making regular connections between course content and the real world; developing these understandings in the form of writing, reading, and presentations. During the summer prior to the tenth grade, students will be required to read a specified selection from a recommended reading list. Prerequisite: English I CP Fee: $30.00

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Profile for Mariemont City School District

2019-20 Mariemont High School Course Description Guide  

Mariemont High School Course Description Guide for the 2019-20 school year

2019-20 Mariemont High School Course Description Guide  

Mariemont High School Course Description Guide for the 2019-20 school year