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Mustangs

Freshman English

FRESHMEN eNGLISH IS THE FIRST TIME STUDENTS WILL PARTICIPATE IN A TRUE "lANGUAGE aRTS" COURSE. tHEIR gRAMMAR FROM mIDDLE sCHOOL IS MERGED WITH READING. bOTH AREAS WILL BE MAINTAINED IN HIGH SCHOOL, AND STUDENTS WILL READ AND WRITE FOR A VARIETY OF PURPOSES WHILE KEEPING THE PROPER USE OF THE eNGLISH LANGUAGE AT THE CENTER OF THE CURRICULUM.

tENTATIVE sYLLABUS

aUGUST:

sEPTEMBER: nONFICTION uNIT AND TEST, bUSINESS leTTERS.

oCTOBER: rEVIEW ON bASIC sENTENCE pARTS (sUBJECT, pREDICATE, sUBJECT/vERB aGREEMENT, oBJECTS, cOMPLEMENTS) AND uNCOMMON nOUN USAGE (rELATIVE pRONOUNS, aBSTRACT nOUNS, iNTERROGATIVE pRONOUNS, pRONOUN/aNTECEDENT aGREEMENT)