Honors English 9 Course

Course Description

Honors English 9 is a comprehensive introductory language arts course designed to create effective readers and writers. Students are presented with a wide variety of literary forms including short stories, nonfiction, poetry, drama, and novel excerpts. Through implementation of basic literary analysis skills, students understand and apply strategies to maximize reading comprehension and develop analytical skills. Analytical techniques include making inferences, applying visualization, predicting, and awareness of organizational patterns. Vocabulary development is interwoven in each module page and reading selection. Written literary analysis practice promotes student growth of previously learned writing skills.