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ABE 040 - High School English 2

5 Credits
In High School English 2 students read, analyze, and write about literature. Learning focuses on close reading as well as the study of how various literary elements and techniques function within a text. Students will practice making and supporting inferences, character analysis, identifying figurative language and summarization. Students use expository writing to display their reading comprehension. This course is equivalent to a 10th grade high school English course and fulfills the requirement for one high school English credit.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve HS21+ students working to complete a high school diploma
Active Date 20180606T08:01:19

Grading System Decimal Grade
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 30
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
  1. Making and supporting inferences
  2. Identifying and analyzing themes
  3. Summarizing text
  4. Character analysis
  5. Figurative language
  6. Word choice, meaning, and tone
  7. Text structure and its effect
  8. Allusions and the meanings of unknown and multiple-meaning words
  9. Final project

Student Learning Outcomes
Analyze how the author uses rhetoric to advance their point of view or purpose.

Evaluate the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings

Analyze how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term or terms over the course of a text

Proficiently cite strong and thorough textual evidence in writing and oral arguments, to support analysis explicit and inferential text passages

Construct effective arguments to support claims in analysis of a text

Apply various post-reading strategies to solidify understanding of important textual themes

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