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English 10A Course SyllabusWelcome to English 10A!Course OverviewIn this course, students read and analyze informational texts. These texts take many differentforms, including personal memoirs, newspaper and magazine articles, presidential and otherpolitical speeches, and video presentations. Through the reading selections, the coursedemonstrates ways to understand explicit and inferred meaning through textual evidence;identify central ideas and details that support them; evaluate arguments and claims; recognizeorganizational structures; and assess figurative language, rhetorical devices, and the effects ofword choice on tone, among other concepts and skills. Additionally, students will be given theopportunity to focus on various types of writing.Click hereCourse Objectives:●Determine central ideas and develop objective summaries in informational text.●Identify and analyze organizational structures in informational text.●Recognize the use of figurative, connotative, and technical language, and its impacton tone in informational text.●Describe the author's purpose and perspective in informational text.●Compare informational accounts in different mediums.●Organize ideas and claims for arguments, using sound reasoning and relevant andsufficient evidence in argument text.●Analyze US seminal documents and the rhetoric used in those documents.●Compose informational and argument essays and...so much MORE!Before we start, let’s go over a few details.If you have not already done so, please complete the“all in one download” which you can find under thecontact and supportpage ->troubleshootingsection of the Primavera main page.The course contains state of the art educational tools likevideos, digital worksheets, interactive reviews and audio files.It performs much better when the
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