Making waves in STEM

Language Arts 2, Semester A

  • Date created

    June 30, 2020

  • Last updated

    July 9, 2020

Enroll in Language Arts 2 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 2A, you will explore different elements of fiction
such as theme, characters, setting, and plot. You will also improve your writing by
developing skills required for academic writing. You will evaluate how change affects
society and an individual’s personal growth by analyzing various informational texts.
You will examine the role of government and community programs in promoting health
and well-being. In addition, you will conduct a group discussion on the topic of change.
In the latter part of the course, you will examine poetic devices and elements of drama.
And you will compare a dramatic text to its film version. In the final unit, you will analyze
elements of writing such as tone, audience, purpose, and structure in informational texts.

Course Goals

This course will help you meet these goals:
Explore different elements of fiction such as theme, characters, setting, and plot.
Develop skills for planning, organizing, drafting, and editing academic writing.
Evaluate the topic of change in informational texts.
Prepare for and conduct a group discussion on the topic of change.
Examine the role of government and community programs in promoting health and well-being.
Examine how to form and develop a main idea in academic writing.
Analyze literary devices such as literal and figurative language and sound in poetry.
Evaluate common forms and structural elements found in poetry.
Explore the main literary characteristics of drama.
Compare and contrast a dramatic text with its film adaptation.
Analyze persuasive techniques in informational texts.
Investigate elements of writing such as tone, audience, purpose, and structure in
informational texts.
Develop skills needed to present ideas to an audience.

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