- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 135
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryStudents who need to improve their understanding of 11th grade English topics can use this engaging high school English course. The course's short lessons and quizzes can help students supplement textbooks, improve writing skills, review important works of literature, and get ready for upcoming exams.
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About This Course
For students who have fallen behind, or for those who wish to get ahead in high school English, this course provides a full year's worth of curriculum for 11th grade English students. The instructors have designed this course to include a multitude of chapters. Each chapter contains several short but informative lessons, and each lesson addresses individual topics. Self-assessment quizzes and exams can help students gauge their knowledge of famous literary works, literary terminology, writing mechanics, and more.
The lessons in these courses have multiple uses for students, teachers, and curriculum designers.
- Students who have missed classes can access this course to get back up to speed on key English topics, and they may be able to make-up assignments by completing different chapters.
- Students looking for supplemental learning resources for English can navigate through the available chapters in this course and get ahead on learning major concepts.
- Teachers can refer to this course as they make their syllabi for the year, or they can pull out video lessons to incorporate as visual aids during classroom lectures.
- Curriculum designers can review this course to brainstorm new ideas, as the course has been designed by field experts and fellow educators.
- Identify reading skills
- Describe the steps for literary text analysis
- Analyze literary devices and terms
- Examine literary elements of selected short stories
- Analyze symbols and literary devices in The Great Gatsby and Jane Eyre
- Define drama characteristics found in The Tempest and The Crucible
- Examine the analysis of poetry and related terminology
- Evaluate nonfiction and historical documents
- Point out techniques to interpret art and media
- Offer examples of tone and word choice in writing
- Review reading and writing argumentative texts
- Show how to produce technical and informative writing
- Determine the purpose of narrative writing
- Differentiate the various steps of the writing process
- Establish the different types of research skills
- Outline listening and speaking skills
- Evaluate grade-level appropriate teacher resources
- Figure out effective approaches for teaching The Great Gatsby and The Crucible
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