English 10 Course

English 10 Course

Take an accredited high school English 10 course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!

Northgate Academy’s English 10 course builds on the foundational skills established in English 9, guiding students to become more effective readers and writers through a Christian perspective. The course encompasses a broad spectrum of literary forms, from biblical passages to contemporary literature, including short stories, nonfiction, poetry, dramas, and novels. Through basic literary analysis, students learn to enhance their reading comprehension and analytical skills, employing techniques such as making inferences, visualization, predicting outcomes, and recognizing organizational patterns. The curriculum incorporates vocabulary development, diverse writing styles and techniques, and the fundamentals of grammar, usage, and mechanics, encouraging students to refine their literary analysis and writing skills.

The course aims to deepen students’ understanding of various literary genres, identify genre-specific characteristics, and apply literary analysis to understand complex texts better. Objectives include analyzing plot structures, character development, and authors’ purposes, comparing and contrasting literature with similar themes, expanding vocabulary, and demonstrating proficiency in literary analysis. Students also work on improving their informative and persuasive writing skills, analyzing mass media techniques, and applying grammar rules effectively. English 10 at Northgate Academy equips students with the skills necessary for advanced language arts studies and practical application in their everyday Christian lives.

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High School English 10 Course Syllabus

English 10 is a comprehensive introductory language arts course designed to create effective readers and writers while guiding students with practical skills and wisdom they can use in their Christian lives. Students are presented with a wide variety of literary forms including passages from the Bible, short stories, nonfiction, poetry, a novel, drama, and novel excerpts. Through the implementation of basic literary analysis skills, students understand and apply strategies to maximize reading comprehension and develop analytical skills. Analytical techniques include making inferences, applying visualization, predicting, and developing an awareness of organizational patterns. Each module includes lessons about vocabulary skills; writing techniques and styles, including the Writing Process; and grammar, usage, and mechanics. Written literary analysis practice promotes student growth of previously learned writing skills

Textbook: English 10 © Excel Education Systems, Inc. 2022

Course Objectives:

Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:

  • Read, examine and analyze a variety of literary genres
  • Identify literary characteristics of specific genres
  • Analyze and identify plot structure, character development, and author’s purpose
  • Apply literary analysis skills to increase comprehension of a variety of genres
  • Compare and contrast works of literature with similar themes
  • Acquire new vocabulary identified in reading selections
  • Demonstrate written proficiency in literary analysis 
  • Enhance informative and persuasive writing skills
  • Recognize and analyze mass media techniques
  • Acquire and apply the rules of grammar, usage, and mechanics
Semester A
Module 1: The Elements of Literature
Module 2: Analyzing the Author's Choices
Module 3: Author's Message
Semester B
Module 4: Media Analysis: Advertising
Module 5: Author's Purpose
Module 6: Drama (Julius Caesar)

Grading Scale

A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = under 59%

Grade Weighting

Unit Quizzes…………………….40%
Written Assignments………..30%
Mid-Term/Final Exams……..30%
Total……………………………….100%

Affordable Monthly Payments

Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality accredited education available for everyone.

Getting Started At Northgate Academy Is Easy!

Step 1: Begin The Enrollment Process

Interested students 14 years or older can enroll online and start immediately.

Click the enroll now button below or in the top right corner of our website to head to our Student Information System, called Learn Stage. 

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Step 2: Create Your Learn Stage Account

Next, you'll be asked to create your student account. This starts by entering a valid email address and choosing a secure password. Next, you'll enter essential information, such as your full name, address, and date of birth. On the last page, you will choose your security question. 

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Step 3: Submit Payment

Single course options at Northgate Academy are priced at an affordable $225 each. This gives students the flexibility needed to make our programs work for them.

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Step 4: You're Ready To Start!

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English 10 Course

Take an accredited high school English 10 course entirely online. Get started today for only $225!