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Typical Course of Study

10th Grade Language Arts


Annotated links for the typical course of study for to help you cover each topic and check mastery of that skill. This is a work in progress that I assume will take a while to complete. I will be adding links and pages periodically.
  • American literary heritage
  • Cross-cultural literature
  • Folklore and ballads
  • Regional customs, traditions, folkways, and language
  • Literary interpretation and critique
  • Novel, short story, and essay
  • Understanding poetry: lyric poetry, and the sonnet
  • Drama
  • Distinguishing between fact and opinion
  • Persuasion and argumentation
  • Public speaking and debate
  • Extending dictionary skills
  • History of the alphabet
  • Vocabulary and etymology
  • Geographical dialects
  • Grammar
  • History of writing
  • Techniques of writing
  • Journal writing
  • Writing short stories, poetry, and plays
  • Writing term papers
  • Constructing footnotes
10th Grade Course of Study

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