- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 191
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate: Yes
Certificates show that you have completed the course. They do not provide credit.
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Course SummaryThis 9th Grade English credit recovery course may be able to provide a way to earn credit for students who have failed their course. Short, engaging video lessons are paired with practice quizzes to test and reinforce the English concepts you've just reviewed.
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Recovering Academic Credit
Students who have failed 9th grade English and need to retake the course may find this credit recovery course to be an effective, fun and flexible way to learn topics like literary forms, reading comprehension strategies, text analysis and writing mechanics. You'll find this course useful if:
- You need to retake 9th grade English.
- You need to earn a certificate of completion.
- You want a fun option for learning 9th grade English.
- You need the flexibility to earn credit recovery while taking other courses.
- You want a self-paced learning option.
How It Works
- Consult with your school to make sure alternative credit recovery paths are acceptable.
- Check to ensure that this course satisfies your school's full credit requirements for a 9th grade English course.
- Watch all videos, pass the quizzes and final exam, then print the course's certificate of completion.
Please note that completion of this 9th Grade English course does not guarantee credit recovery.
There are several benefits to this 9th Grade English credit recovery course:
- You can earn a certificate of completion. If you take a course that is 100% complete, once you finish taking the course's quizzes you'll receive a certificate of completion that you can show to your school.*
- Lessons are taught by English experts. You can trust the lessons because all lessons are taught by expert English instructors.
- You can balance credit recovery with your other school commitments. Our bite-sized lessons can easily fit into your schedule so you can watch lessons whenever you have time. Since the English course is self-paced, you can easily take it while still taking your other school courses.
- We make learning fun. If you found English boring the first time around, you'll like how our lessons are designed to be fun and engaging.
- Get help when you need it. English can be hard at times, but there's help available if you need. If you need clarification on a topic, just ask our expert instructors. They're here to help you better understand topics like ancient epics, contemporary fiction, grammar, punctuation and more!
- You can test your knowledge. Self-assessment quizzes offered after each lesson give you the chance to make sure you understand what you've learned.
* Before beginning the course, you should verify that your school will accept it for credit recovery.
Getting School Credit
Many schools have accepted this English course for credit recovery, but always check with your advisor or guidance counselor to find out its specific requirements.
While talking to your school about their requirements for credit recovery, you should also check what documentation they need in order to award credit. We offer the following resources to help you earn credits from the course:
- English Credit Recovery Certificate of Completion
- Progress tracking that you can print out and show to your school
- Quiz and practice exam scores
- Courses aligned with 9th grade English
Schools decide what they will accept for credit recovery, so before using this course, you should first check with your school to make sure they will accept credits from it. Set up an appointment with your guidance counselor or a school administrator to verify that you can use our 9th Grade English course for credit recovery.
Using This Course
We've created an easy-to-navigate course for students who need English credit recovery. Take the course from beginning to end, starting with lessons on elements and forms of prose and moving through chapters that include lessons on drama, poetry, essay types and the writing process.
Follow these steps to start your path to getting your English credits!
- Start with Chapter 1 Prose.
- Open the first lesson What is Prose? - Finding Meaning in Foreshadowing & Character and watch the video.
- Take all of the subsequent chapters in order.
- Use lesson quizzes and chapter exams to test your knowledge as you go along.
- Ask our expert instructors if you need extra help on any English concepts.
- Use your dashboard to track your progress in the course.
- Receive your Certificate of Completion once you've passed all of the lesson quizzes.
This course covers all the topics commonly taught in 9th grade English, including:
- Ancient Greek and Sumerian literature like The Iliad and The Epic of Gilgamesh.
- American novels and short stories
- Famous British novelists like Jane Austen and Charles Dickens
- Contemporary authors, such as Cormac McCarthy and Barbara Kingsolver
- Greek and modern English theater
- Major poets and poetry terms
- Common literary terms
- Essay categories
- Use of source materials
- Writing conventions and procedures
- Usage rules
- Rules for capitalization, grammar and punctuation
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