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Literary Exploration Class for Online High School Students

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Online Literary Exploration Course being Studied by High School Student Outdoors on Laptop ComputerTake high school Literary Exploration for Juniors & Seniors online and earn 0.5 English credits toward your high school diploma. It's free for Wisconsin students.

Literary Exploration

Description:

Literary Exploration is a semester long elective offered online through eAchieve Academy. The class is open to juniors and seniors only.

The purpose of the class to expose students to different genres, to review the various literary elements and text structures used by authors, and to encourage a life-long enjoyment of reading.

The class will begin with an introductory unit and whole class reading of an anchor fiction and anchor nonfiction text, during which time we'll review literary elements and text structures and model effective reading strategies.

After the first unit, students will establish their own reading paths, choosing which books they will read from the various genres and which assignments they will complete from a provided bank of assignments.

Students will be required to initially meet with their teacher in an eSession to have their reading paths approved and then schedule 2 subsequent check-in conferences with the teacher to assess their progress on their reading paths.

Students will be assessed on their completion of the various assignments agreed upon in their reading path.

Learning Targets:

T1 = Communication Target: Students can effectively communicate for a variety of purposes to a variety of audiences. (writing, speaking, digital media)

T2 = Reading Target: Students can comprehend and evaluate both fiction and non-fiction texts.

T3 = Language Target: I can use a wide variety of words effectively and adhere to the standard rules of English grammar when communicating.

Prerequisites:

Either of the 9th Grade English Classes:

English 9  Honors English 9

And Either of the 10th Grade English Classes:

English 10  Honors English 10

Length:

1 Semester

Grade Level:

11th Grade  12th Grade

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