Literary Exploration

1 Semester


11, 12


Prerequisites Needed:

Either of the 9th Grade English Classes: English 9, AP Prep English 9

And Either of the 10th Grade English Classes: English 10, AP Prep English 10

Prerequisites For: None

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

  1. T1 = Communication Target: Students can effectively communicate for a variety of purposes to a variety of audiences. (writing, speaking, digital media)
  2. T2 = Reading Target: Students can comprehend and evaluate both fiction and non-fiction texts.
  3. T3 = Language Target: I can use a wide variety of words effectively and adhere to the standard rules of English grammar when communicating.