Student must have taken English I, but not received credit.

Course Description:

This learning recovery course allows students to pretest and identify specific content areas within the course to complete with the support of the teacher. Entire course is offered online and does not require the student to attend the class in person. A two week extension is available for students who may require more flexibility to complete the program. It is the responsibility of the student to determine their school’s acceptance of VTVLC credit for credit recovery. Refunds will only be granted PRIOR to the course start date of 6/28/17.

Topics & Concepts:

Module 1:

Identity, reading strategies, characterization, conflict, plot, theme, discussion skills, sentence structure, word choice, and narrative writing

Module 2:

Types of language (figurative, literal, and connotative), writing style, structure in writing, developing a thesis statement

Module 3:

Argument, persuasion, research skills, gathering supporting evidence, developing an outline, revision strategies, and presentation skills

Module 4:

Essay analysis, diction, tone, syntax, poetry analysis, active reading, developing a thesis statement, writing an introduction, outlining, using supporting evidence, writing a conclusion

Offerings and courses subject to change. Please refer to the VTVLC Student Information System as the most up-to-date resource of current offerings and required materials for courses.