English 10B

Course Description:

This is the second course in a two-course sequence. In this course students will read engaging works and explore topics of interest as they develop their reading, writing, and speaking skills. Students will use essential questions to focus on a topic for each unit. The course is aligned to the Common Core Standards.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): English 10B
Course Title (NCES SCED) : English/Language Arts II (10th grade)
Course Provider : Whitehall District Schools
Content Provided By : Michigan Virtual
Online Instructor Provided By : Whitehall District Schools
Standards Addressed : CCSS, MMC, NCAA
Ailgnment Document : http://media.mivu.org/mivhs/alignchart/ela/ela_10b.pdf
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Semester, Trimester
Subject Area : English Language and Literature
Course Identifier : English/Language Arts II (10th grade)
Course Level : (G) General or Regular
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 2 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSesq-7lqJjVBrRuwflE8db22egnhPXuu9DZ_wNmhplsVoor5A/viewform
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

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Additional Course Information:

Using the Common Core Standards:

  • Students will engage in themed units that include a variety of reading and writing activities.
  • Students will learn how to analyze various texts.
  • Students will use various forms of technology to complete assignments.

INACOL Online Course Quality Standards

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Review Conducted By : Michigan Virtual
Date of Review : 05/22/2014

Unit 1: Discovering the Truth

  • Introduction Activities
  • Students respond to post about the use of power
  • See, Think, Wonder about the author Erich Maria Remarque
  • Respond to the video/song “All Quiet on the Western Front”
  • Complete chart on character traits from All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Flat vs. Round Character: Analyze character from All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Students respond to question on symbolism from All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Write a thesis and introduction based on theme from All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Fill out organizer based on use of tone in”Unbroken”, “War”, and “The Sniper”
  • Double entry journal on Restrepo
  • Writing a supporting paragraph based on the idea of survival during war
  • Sentence structures
  • Respond to questions based on the essays “Truth” and “This I Believe”
  • Make a claim about what you believe or what makes you angry
  • Complete organizer using information from NPR web site
  • Informative Essay
  • Discussion boards for informative essay

Unit 2: Courage and Convictions

  • Student will take SAT practice test then respond to questions on discussion board
  • Respond to the idea of traditions
  • Complete organizer about traditions/rituals in the novel Things Fall Apart
  • Write a thesis and supporting paragraph for Things Fall Apart
  • Respond to questions for “The Ketchup Conundrum”
  • Headline activity for Malcolm Gladwell essays
  • Respond to post about the power to change
  • See, Think, Wonder about interactive art
  • Response to Ken Robinson clip
  • Journaling to novel choice from given list
  • Respond to the video clip “Lost Generation”
  • Student will create personal goal map
  • Generating a research question
  • Quiz on primary and secondary resources
  • Generating questions for research
  • Students will create annotated bibliography cards
  • Students will create bibliography cards
  • Students will create note cards
  • Students will write a thesis statement for research
  • Student will create outline for research
  • Presentation of research
  • Student will discuss attention grabber for presentation
  • Student will complete Works Cited page for the resources used on research project
  • Student will take SAT practice test then respond to questions on discussion board
Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends Random Draw Date Enrollment Drop Date Course Starts Course Ends # of Seats Course Fee Potential Additional Costs
Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020 07/01/2020 08/31/2020 01/15/2021 35 $0.0000 0.0000
Drop Policy Completion Policy Term Type Enrollment Opens Enrollment Ends
Consult counselor Consult counselor Semester 08/01/2020 10/15/2020

Students can use chat, email or private message system within the course to access highly qualified teachers when they need instructor assistance.