Focused Literary Studies 10 (2 Credits)

English 10 – Focused Literary Studies (2-credit):

Focused Literary Studies 10 is designed for students who are interested in the literature of a particular era, geographical area, or theme, or in the study of literature in general. The course allows students to delve more deeply into literature as they explore specific themes, periods, authors, or areas of the world through literary works in a variety of media. Giving students the choice of a range of literary topics allows them to follow their passion and at the same time:

• increase their literacy skills through close reading of appropriately challenging texts

• enhance their development of the English Language Arts curricular competencies, both expressive and receptive

• expand their development as educated global citizens

• develop balance and broaden their understanding of themselves and the world

• develop higher-level thinking and learning skills