Grade 10 - Language Arts

Texas English II A - Semester 1 (Credit: 0.50)

English is the study of the creation and analysis of literature written in the English language. In Texas English IIA, you will explore literary devices used in short stories, including subject, theme, mood, plot, and narration. You will read and analyze a variety of literary works to learn more about a particular literary device. In the second unit, you will read and analyze various informational texts. In the third unit, you will read and study drama from a range of eras. Throughout the course, you will complete writing activities in which you will employ analytical and persuasive skills. You will also study techniques to improve your reading comprehension, writing skills, and grammar and mechanics.