English 10A

Course Description:

This is the first course in a two-course sequence. Students will read engaging works of literature and explore topics of interest as they develop their reading, writing and speaking skills. Students will complete two sets of units that focus on narrative writing and argumentative writing.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): English 10A
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_10a.pdf
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Semester, Trimester
NCES SCED Code :
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 : 1 of 2

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website : https://slp.michiganvirtual.org/
Email : [email protected]
Phone : (888) 889-2840

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Additional Course Information:

Upon completing this course students will be able to:

  • Identify a variety of literary elements and devices
  • Produce personal narratives using literary elements and devices
  • Produce personal narratives using audio and visual tools
  • Explore a number of sources in order to find support for a specific position and topic
  • Produce argumentative writings that use evidence from sources to support a claim

INACOL Online Course Quality Standards


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

Unit 1: Students will read The Color of Water and explore elements of literature and memoirs, then write their own short narrative use the elements they have explored.

Unit 2: Students will explore literary elements and devices and write two mini-memoirs–poem and short story.

Unit 3: Students will explore and create their own digital story.

Unit 4: Students will complete several writer’s workshops in order to write their own narrative.

Unit 5: Students will complete a practice PSAT on reading and analyze their own progress.

Unit 6: Students will read The Catcher in the Rye and complete several writer’s workshops in order to practice argumentative writing.

Unit 7: Students will use several different types of text maps and graphic organizers to categorize and analyze information in text, video, and audio.

Unit 8: Students will complete a practice PSAT on reading and analyze their own progress.

Unit 9: Students will complete several writer’s workshops in order to write an argumentative essay on a topic they have chosen using resources from the course.

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.