ENGLISH 10 (1 Credit Available)

Langauge Arts Core
Can be completed in any order.

Unit Code Unit Name Unit Description Credit(s) Fulfills
BENGTEN11 Unit 1: In the Time of the Butterflies Pt 1 This course incorporates the study of various literary devices and how to both analyze the devices within a literary text as well as creating your own.  The course covers a novel that breaks down theme, character description, and language.  The culminating assignment is a personal narrative writing piece that will be submitted twice.  The first as a rough draft and the second as a final draft with comments regarding changes made. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 10
BENGTEN12 Unit 2: In the Time of the Butterflies Pt 2 This course covers analysis of informational text as well as completing the novel from Unit 1.  A compare and contrast essay will be completed in this course with a complete works-cited page using the program TurnItIn. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 10
BENGTEN13 Unit 3: A Doll’s House This course students will be reading and analyzing a play.  Understanding the format and sequencing of both the setting within the play and various characters will be studied.  Students will create and submit their own scene using the program TurnItIn. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 10
BENGTEN14 Unit 4: Metamorphosis This course delves into the analysis of both literary and informational texts.  Students will be reading a novella and formulating responses to the novella.  Students will also be studying and using semicolons.  An argumentative essay based on using examples from the texts in the course will be submitted using the program TurnItIn. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 10
BENGTEN15 Unit 5: The Boy Who Dared Pt 1 This course examines the criterion that defines the word courage.  Students will read and analyze a novel and informational texts to support their criterion and create an extended definition essay.  Students will submit this essay using the program TurnItIn. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 10
BENGTEN16 Unit 6: The Boy Who Dared Pt 2 This course completes the novel from Unit 5 and explores both literary and informational texts that deal with the Holocaust.  Students will both connect and understand this time in history. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 10
BENGTEN17 Unit 7: The Killer Angels Pt 1 This course analyzes a novel based during the Civil War time.  Students will study characters that are represented in history in this novel.  Students will also be analyzing speeches given on both the Confederate and Union sides.  Students will analyze these texts and use the texts as well as the novel to back up their claim in an argumentative essay. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 10
BENGTEN18 Unit 8: The Killer Angels Pt 2 This course completes the novel from Unit 7.  Students will be analyzing poems from both the Confederate and Union sides.  Students will create their own historical fiction poem based on a character from the Civil War time. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 10