Step-up English 9
Grade Level: 9
Length of Course: Year
Pre-requisite: Application Approval
Required Credit: 1 English
Course Overview: Step-up is a project-based alternative education program. Step-up English 9 is aligned with the current grade nine Common Core State Standards. Students read high interest short stories, novels, drama, and supportive texts. Class work aims at allowing students to show knowledge through choice mediums, and in-class time is paced based on student need. Students complete two writing samples as well as other in-class writing including such modes as literary analyses, research papers, imaginative writing, blogging, etc.