9th Grade English
Pre-AP English 9
Registration guide information:
English 9 develops the studentís skills in literature, vocabulary, composition, language study (a writer-based grammar), and speech. Instruction provides a sequential presentation of skills, incorporating the Standards of Learning set forth by the state of Virginia.
The intent of Pre-AP English 9 is to develop the skills, thought processes, and concepts that will facilitate student success in high school Advanced Placement English courses. Critical thinking skills are developed through literature, non-fiction text, oral presentation, and the writing process. Heavy emphasis is placed on becoming an analytical reader and writer. Summer reading is required.