Price: $125 | Credits: One Semester | Dept: English | Course ID# 210-2

English 10, Part 2 is the second semeser of 10th grade English and includes the topics of: genres and types of literature, writing narratives, identifying run on sentences and comma splices, writing summaries, paraphrasing, using in-text citations, sentence fragments, understanding rhetoric and the rhetorical analysis essay, writing persuasive essays, understanding reasoning and fallacies, compounds sentences, and the understanding of complex and other types of characters and characterization. English 10 is approved by the University of California A-G as English (category B). Upon completion of this course, the student is awarded 5 credits. Each credit corresponds to 15 hours of study. Of course, some students work more quickly than others, and some can devote more hours to study, so some students are able to complete the course in an accelerated rate.


In this module, students gain a comprehension of the following:

  • To be able to define a genre, identify the text structure being used.
  • How to write an effective narrative and how to avoid using run on sentences and comma splices
  • How to summarize, quote, paraphrase, use in-text citations, and to write an effective summary.
  • To identify and avoid fragment sentences
  • The ability to identify and describe rhetorical and persuasive language, as well as to write a rhetorical analysis essay and a persuasive essay
  • How to create simple, compound, and complex sentences.
  • To understand how writers use characterization to develop the different tupes of characters, including static, dynamic, and complex.


This course covers the following topics:

  • Defining a Genre
  • Text Structures
  • How to Write a Narrative
  • Run On Sentences & Comma Splices
  • Introduction to Summary Writing
  • Summarizing, Quoting, Paraphrasing
  • In-Text Citations
  • Summarizing Skills – Non-Fiction
  • Grammar Review – Sentence Fragments
  • What is Rhetoric.
  • How to Write a Rhetorial Analysis Essay
  • How to Write a Persuasive Essay
  • Grammar Review – Simple Sentences
  • Philosophical Reasoning
  • Introduction to Logical Fallacies
  • Common Logical Fallacies
  • Grammar Review – Compound Sentences
  • Characterization
  • Types of Characters
  • Complex Characters
  • Grammar Review – Complex Sentences
  • Assigned books – Ray Bradbury- “Fahrenheit 451”, Alexandre Dumas- “The Count of Monte Cristo”, and William Shakespeare- “Julius Caesar”
Course Details:
• One Semester Credit: $125
• Second Semester of English 10