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English 1

Grade: 9
Duration: Year
UC "b"

The primary focus of English 1 is the building of a strong foundation in both the English language and its literature, readying the student for more advanced English courses. An additional course focus is the development and refinement of writing skills with an emphasis on paragraph development, including introductory study of essay writing.
Grammar and vocabulary study are emphasized, in addition to the study of the various literary genres including the folk tradition, poetry, drama, fiction and non-fiction.