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Class: English 1

Overview:

Freshman English is a college preparatory course providing a general foundation for additional coursework through grammar review, study skills, vocabulary building, instruction in preparing a research paper (MLA format), and writing skills.  In addition, there is a literary survey including the short story, plays, poetry, etc.

Topics to be covered:

-Spelling/Vocabulary (weekly)
-Grammar Review (weekly)
-Study Skills-Tom Sawyer
-Research Paper
-Public Speaking
-The Odyssey
-Short Stories
-“The Miracle Worker”
-Romeo and Juliet
-Edgar Allen Poe
-Poetry Survey
-Composition