Welcome to English 10. This course continues to develop the student’s grammar skills, emphasizing parts of speech, sentence patterns, phrases, clauses, and correct usage of verbs, pronouns, and modifiers. It includes a review of capitalization and punctuation. Students create portfolios that include fourteen writing assignments, including a personal letter, response to literature, cause-and-effect essay, poetry and metaphor, eyewitness report, oral anecdote, webpage design, short story, research essay, coordination and subordination, persuasive speech, and journal writing.