North Carolina English 4 A/B

North Carolina English 4: College Prep A/B explores the relationship between British history and literature from the Anglo - Saxon period. The course explores a variety of literary works, including the works of Charles Dickens and H. G. Wells. The lessons in this course present learners with relevant cultural and political history, and readings are scaffolded with pre-reading information, interactions, and activities to actively engage learners in the content. Analyses reinforce key concepts of the reading selections. It also explores the major types of nonfiction writing, including memoirs, personal essays, public essays, speeches, and narrative nonfiction. This course also introduces learners to elements of informational texts, such as purpose, opinion, bias, and persuasive techniques. Students will also study a variety of techniques to improve their reading comprehension, writing skills, grammar, and mechanics.