ENGLISH 11 (1 Credit Available)

Langauge Arts Core
Can be completed in any order.

Unit Code Unit Name Unit Description Credit(s) Fulfills
BENGELE01 Unit 1: Descriptive & Expository Writing This course covers the basic components of descriptive and expository writing. Some of the topics covered include the following: objective and subjective writing, figures of speech, and exploring expository approaches. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 11
BENGELE02 Unit 2: Research Strategies This course begins by focusing on the strategies and methods for a successful research paper. Students are then required to research an aspect of their future (school or career plans) and write a 3-page response to their essential question. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 11
BENGELE03 Unit 3: Public Speaking After learning successful public-speaking strategies, students are required to write and present two speeches. The speeches must be presented electronically or may be presented to an adult who must submit a review of the speech. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 11
BENGELE14 Unit 4: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Students will analyze both Union and Confederate informational texts from the Civil War.  The texts will be used in a compare and contrast essay as a final cumulative assignment. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 11
BENGELE05 Unit 5: The Great Gatsby Students are required to read The Great Gatsby for this unit. While reading, they will be required to write on various persuasive topics while analyzing the book’s characters and themes. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 11
BENGELE06 Unit 6: Creating a World In order to complete this unit, students must use expository, narrative, and functional writing to create a world of their choosing. This unit requires lots of creativity and some drawing. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 11
BENGELE07 Unit 7: Historical Fiction This unit focuses on a specific literary genre: historical fiction. Students will be required to choose a historical novel and use it to complete a variety of activities. The novel will need to be approved by the teacher. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 11
BENGELE08 Unit 8: The Crucible For this unit students will read and interpret Arthur Miller’s classic play about the Salem witch trials. Students must read the play and analyze the characters, themes, and setting. 0.125 or 1/8th Language Arts 11