English 9B


    Michael Engle


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    Course Expectations, Goals & Routines

    Course Curriculum Map:

    9th Grade English 9B

    Students, if you are absent for any reason (sick, family, suspension, etc.), check the class websites for any and all assignments.  You are responsible for all make up work.

    Weekly activities included in the course:
    - Socratic Seminars
    - Literacy Circles
    - Grammar
    - Debate 
    Google Classroom
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    Indiana Academic Standards: 

    Course Description


    ENGLISH 9 B                                                                                      

    English 9, an integrated English course based onIndiana’s Academic Standards for English/Language Artsin Grade 9, is a study of language, literature, composition, and oral communication with a focus on exploring a wide-variety of genres and their elements. Students use literary interpretation, analysis, comparisons, and evaluation to read and respond to representative works of historical or cultural significance appropriate for Grade 9 in classic and contemporary literature balanced with nonfiction. Students write responses to literature, expository and persuasive compositions, research reports, business letters, and technical documents. Students deliver grade-appropriate oral presentations and access, analyze, and evaluate online information.
    • Recommended Grade Level:  9
    • Credits: 2 trimester course for 2 credits
    • Fulfills an English/Language Arts requirement for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas
    • A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit course