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English I CCSS

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: English and Language Arts
Course ID: AC01001
College Concurrent: No
School District: Sheridan County School District #1
Credit Recovery: Yes
Program Name: Cowboy State Virtual Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 9
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Acellus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Acellus
Credits: 1.00
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Jul 01, 2018 - Jun 30, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
The Acellus High School English I course provides a detailed investigation of literary techniques and devices using classics from American and English literature as examples. It explains how to recognize these techniques and to incorporate them into writing. It also presents strategies for expanding vocabulary through reading and provides focus on grammar skills for advanced writing. Course topics include: Plot, Setting, Conflict, and Irony; Characterization and Theme; Point of View, Narrator and Voice; Cause and Effect; Autobiography, Memoirs, and Biography; Persuasive, Expository, and Descriptive Essays; Speech in Writing; Editorials; Elements of Poetry and Poetic Devices; and Drama. Acellus English I is A-G Approved through the University of California.
Course Prerequisites:
NA
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility:
Course materials and the LMS have been developed with universal design principles in mind.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • No
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course on a daily basis.