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Language Arts 9 Honors EVP

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This class offers highly motivated students material that closely mirrors Language Arts 9, with emphasis on higher level thinking skills of analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Focus is on communication through composition of well-structured paragraphs, short stories and essays. Novels and short stories are building blocks of the course. Foundational grammar and standard usage are taught through writing, as well as through the continuation of grammar practice. Vocabulary is built through exploration of literature and weekly vocabulary lessons. The curriculum in this honors class often mirrors the ENGL 100 course but with assignments being more analytical and critical thinking.

Special Instructions

This course is a part of the honors track, and intentional focus will be on the required knowledge and critical thinking and analytical skills to prepare a student to be successful in future upper-level and Advanced Placement (AP) courses.

*As part of the EVP program, this course will have a live class requirement once a week at a set time; please see the website for time choices. This live class will include teaching, discussion with classmates from around the world, demonstrations, questions and answers, and other aspects of a live classroom. Students will have weekly due dates and stay on a traditional coursework schedule.

Semester 1: August 26 - January 26

  • Weekly live meetings begin September 3
  • Fall Break: November 25 - 29
  • Christmas Break: December 23 - January 3
Semester 2: January 27 - June 7
  • Spring Break: April 6 - 10

Times: Wednesday 9:00 am or Wednesday 4:00 pm US Central Time

From the Teacher

Do you enjoy the flexibility that online school offers but miss the socialization? Would you benefit from face-to-face instruction every week? Then Ninth Grade Language Arts Honors EVP could be a great fit for you! This class focuses on not just simply reading literature but responding to it as well; you will interact with your classmates in weekly live sessions to give your thoughts on what you have read. In Ninth Grade Language Arts Honors EVP, you will work on expanding your vocabulary, responding to literature and poetry, and writing both fiction and nonfiction pieces at an elevated honors level.

So sign up and get ready to meet your fellow classmates as we journey through a world of literature and grammar!