- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 87
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
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Course SummaryEnglish 1 is a VHS course that contains lessons and videos outlining English topics. Study this course to work towards your homeschool, independent study, or online diploma goals through View High School, an online, private AdvancEd accredited high school.
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About This Course
As a VHS student, you have access to our English 1 course through your enrollment in View High School. This course covers topics including academic writing conventions, types of academic essays and the basics of punctuation and grammar in a series of videos and lessons.
In order to receive course progress for this English 1 course, you're required to complete each chapter by watching or reading the lessons included in it and passing the accompanying lesson quizzes. All requirements for the course, such as discussion forum participation and any assignments are detailed in your course syllabus sent to you by your VHS course instructor. He or she will be monitoring your progress as you complete this course. If you have any questions as you review these lessons and chapters, your instructor is available to you to help along the way.
This View High School course will help fulfill all VHS student goals including:
- Earning a high school diploma
- Credit recovery
- Coursework to supplement other high school programs
- Accelerated learning
- Nontraditional students, like student athletes
- Independent study
- The basics of grammar and punctuation
- Academic writing conventions
- Principles of literature interpretation
- The analysis of poetry
- Principles of drama
- Types of academic essays
- Academic citations and research
- Making an argument in writing
- Listening and speaking skills for English students
- Essay development, structure and revision
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