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ERIC Number: ED452559
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-May-31
Pages: 45
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
English Department Curriculum and Course of Study.
Blaine, Suzanne
In compliance with the philosophy of the Yeshivah of Flatbush, the English department is committed to students mastering the secular discipline of English. Students will develop the language skills of reading, writing, and speaking, as well as a sophistication of style and a clarity of expression. Writing is to be developed for academic purposes across the curriculum as well as for the practical necessities of intelligently and cogently expressing opinions on political, ethical, and social concerns in today's world. In addition, the school aims to develop a humanistic and aesthetic appreciation of literature. The English department provides electives which further enhance the integration of secular studies with the philosophic tenets of the Yeshivah and which meets the interests of individual students. This curriculum guide is divided into the following sections: Philosophy; Aims of the English Curriculum; Overview of Purposes and Products for Writing Grades 9-10; Overview of Purposes and Products for Writing Grades 11-12; Writing for Freshen Fall and Spring Semesters; Writing; Literature for Freshmen; Literature for Sophomores; Literature for Juniors; Literature for Seniors; Advanced Placement English; Electives; Freshmen Vocabulary, Usage and Spelling; Sophomore Vocabulary, Usage and Spelling; Junior Vocabulary, Usage and Spelling; Senior Vocabulary, Usage and Spelling; Literary Vocabulary; Alternate Vocabulary Words; Four Year Grammar Curriculum; Allocation of Class Time per Term; and Administering Grades. (NKA)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Yeshiva of Flatbush, Brooklyn, NY. Joel Braverman High School.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)