Grade 10 - Language Arts

Texas English II B - Semester 2 (Credit: 0.50)

English is the study of the creation and analysis of literature written in the English language. In Texas English IIB, you will explore characteristics of different genres of fiction, such as realistic fiction, historical fiction, and science fiction, and analyze historical context, theme, and genre in Franz Kafka’s novella The Metamorphosis. In the second unit, you will read and analyze nonfiction writing, including memoirs, personal essays, public essays, speeches, and narrative nonfiction. In the third unit, you will analyze traits and genres of poetry. 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