ERIC Number: ED260460
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: 0
A Course Syllabus for the Teaching of English Language Arts 9A.
Caylor, Richard; And Others
Intended for ninth grade English students, the units of study in this course syllabus cover listening and speaking, written composition, writing mechanics, language study, and literature. The activities in the syllabus are arranged so that upon completion of the course, students will be able to (1) participate in, evaluate, and resolve conflicts in small group discussion; (2) participate as a questioner or respondent in interviews; (3) write expository papers in which there is factual reporting of personal experiences, information gained through interviewing, or data gathered from reading, and in which there is an interpretation or statement of belief; (4) narrow a topic, establish a purpose, select a main idea, and plan through use of lists, notes, or outlines; (5) know and use several techniques for beginning, developing, and concluding a paper; (6) identify types of persuasion used in advertising; (7) transform sentences by using the progressive, perfect, modal, "do," and passive modifications; (8) explain how the values of ancient Greece were expressed through its epics; and (9) distinguish short stories from novels and novels from biographies when surveying literary works. (HOD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Seattle Public Schools, WA.