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Madison Metropolitan School District

English 1 (Earned Honors)


In this year-long course students build on their learning from grade 8 as they develop their skills and understandings from the Common Core State Standards grades 9-10 band. Reading, discussing, and writing in response to high-quality, high-interest literary and informational texts develop students’ ability to synthesize ideas within and across texts, analyze the choices authors make, use knowledge of language and its conventions, how to acquire and use vocabulary words, and foster the joy of reading. Using collaborative discussions and activities enables students to understand the importance of considering various perspectives. Students write for a variety of purposes and audiences using the writing process and technology to create and publish narrative, informative/explanatory, and argument texts.

  • Recommended Grades: 9
  • Course Number: ENG1010
  • Credits: 1 credit
  • Note: Required; Meets Requirement for Global Scholars Program (GSP)