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ERIC Number: ED001163
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 72
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CURRICULUM GUIDES FOR ENGLISH, HONORS GRADE 10, HONORS GRADE 11, SENIOR A GRADE 12, ADVANCED PLACEMENT, COLLEGE LEVEL 12.
WESNER, GORDON E.
THE ULTIMATE PURPOSE OF HONORS PROGRAMS IN ENGLISH IS TO BREAK SEVERAL EDUCATIONAL "LOCKSTEPS" WHICH HAVE BEEN FELT TO RETARD STUDENT INCENTIVE TOWARD MAXIMUM ACHIEVEMENT. THE SOPHOMORE COURSE IS A POINT OF DEPARTURE FOR A SERIES OF COURSES TO PREPARE THE SUPERIOR ENGLISH STUDENT FOR THE COLLEGE LEVEL COURSE IN HIS SENIOR YEAR. UNITS OF COMPOSITION AND CRITICAL THINKING AS WELL AS VOCABULARY AND GRAMMAR MECHANICS ARE INCLUDED IN THE COURSE. UNITS IN LITERATURE CONCERN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND A STUDY OF THE SHORT STORY. THE ELEVENTH GRADE COURSE LINKS THE TENTH GRADE AND SENIOR LEVEL COURSES BY COVERING A WIDE RANGE OF WORLD LITERATURE WITH THE MAIN EMPHASIS ON USING IT AS SUBJECT MATTER FOR COMPOSITION AND DISCUSSION. THE PURPOSE OF THE SENIOR LEVEL COURSE IS TWO-FOLD--(1) A SURVEY IN ENGLISH LITERATURE, (2) STUDY OF EFFECTIVE WRITING SKILLS, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON ESSAY WRITING. THE COLLEGE LEVEL COURSE FOR SPECIALLY SELECTED SENIORS IS ONE OF ENRICHMENT IN BOTH COMPOSITION AND LITERATURE. COURSE DESCRIPTIONS INCLUDE SUGGESTIONS FOR COURSE CONTENT, COURSE OUTLINE, TEXTS, AIDS, AND REFERENCES.
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Authoring Institution: Kansas City School District, MO.
Identifiers: KANSAS CITY; MISSOURI