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English 2G

The objective of this course is to help ensure that students are college and career ready in literacy. The curriculum is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and will include topics covered in their World History course. Students will read a variety of literary and informational text. There will also be writing units from the Expository Reading and Writing Course developed by the California State University system. In addition to the emphasis on close reading and academic writing, students will address skills within listening and speaking, language, and research. Grammar and vocabulary will be assigned throughout the year, along with larger projects. 

 

*Major units for the year include the following but are not limited to:

First Semester Second Semester

CSUS Expository Reading and Writing Modules:

Individual vs. Society & Age of Responsibility

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell

Night by Elie Wiesel