Student must have taken English III, 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:

Interpretations with American Drama,
Interpretations with Shakespearean Drama,
Using Context Clues to Make Meaning,
Denotations and Connotations,
19th Century Foundations of American Literature

Module 2:

Citing Textual Evidence,
Sequence of Events and Central Ideas,
Analyzing Effectiveness,
Sources and Thesis Statements,
Informative Writing

Module 3:

Making Inferences,
Determining Themes,
Analyzing Author’s Choice,
Narrative Writing and Introductions,
Writing and Revising Narratives

Module 4:

Evaluating a Speaker,
Establishing Argument and Developing Claim,
Introductions in Argument Writing,
Writing an Argument,
Revising and Presenting Arguments


Module 5:

Hyphenation and Syntax
Reading Poetry
The Art of Language
Analyzing 20th Century Poetry


Module 6:

Analyzing Language
Evaluating a Speech
Evaluate Reasoning
Analyzing Purpose and Rhetoric
Gathering and Integrating Information

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.