Language Arts 1, Semester A

  • Date created

    June 30, 2020

  • Last updated

    July 9, 2020

Enroll in Language Arts 1 with Dolphin STEM Academy

Course Overview

English is the study of the creation and analysis of literature written in the English
language. In Language Arts 1A, you will explore literary elements in both
nonfiction and fiction texts. You will examine point of view in memoirs and practice
writing a short memoir. In the latter part of this course, you will study characters in
different genres of literature. You will explore the topic of change in nonfiction texts and
evaluate arguments and claims in informational texts. Finally, you will study the
characteristics of persuasive writing and practice writing persuasively.

Course Goals

This course will help you meet these goals:
Examine main idea through the use of informational texts about identity.
Examine healthy behaviors and wellness strategies.
Analyze the literary elements of plot structure, character, setting, point of view,
conflict, and theme in fiction.
Understand how the media influences peer and community health behaviors.
Explore the characteristics of personal narratives.
Explore point of view in memoirs and practice writing a short memoir.
Study different aspects of character such as types of characters, characterization,
and character development.
Learn the characteristics of ancient Roman and Greek governments that persist even today.
Explore the characteristics of autobiographies and how autobiographies document change.
Examine a speech about social change.
Evaluate arguments and claims in informational texts.
Explore the characteristics of persuasive writing and practice writing persuasively.


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