Grade 9 - Language Arts

English 9 B - Semester 2 (Credit: 0.50)

English is the study of the creation and analysis of literature written in the English language. In English 9B, you will study a variety of techniques to improve your reading comprehension and writing skills. The instruction covers many types of writing: creative, descriptive, expository, narrative, and persuasive. In English 9B, you will read and analyze Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, as well as read speeches and essays to evaluate their arguments. You will write evaluations of literary works with regard to literary techniques, form, and theme.