Recommended Grade Level: 9
Credit Earned: 1
curriculum will include the basic requirements of Regents English 9 but
will be advanced, accelerted, and differentiated. In essence, students
will move more quickly through materials. Reading material will be
richer and more complex. The curriculum will include an emphasis on
high-level reasoning, the inquiry model of discussion, and opportunities
for personal response through meaningful assignments and long-term
projects. Students will have more opportunities to choose texts and
approaches and will be more involved in evaluating their performance.
Since expectations will be raised to allow for higher achievement,
student grades will be weighted accordingly. If a student is having
difficulty, he/she may be assigned to English 9.