Intended Audience: Grade 10

Credit: Two trimesters = one credit

Major Outcomes:

• Critical literacy and thinking skills

• Supporting ideas with textual evidence

• Research skills

• Speaking and presentation skills

• Academic writing

• Literary analysis

Projects and Activities: close readings, essays, research, presentations, and independent reading

Trimester A

· Unit 1 - What's the Big Idea?

· Unit 2 - Supporting with Evidence

· Unit 3 - Research Presentation

Trimester B

· Unit 4 - Literary Analysis

· Unit 5 - To Speak or Not to Speak