Mrs. Bienkowski's English Class

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General English 10

English 10 Updates

In the month of September, students will be working on the following standards: citing strong textual evidence in informational text and literature in order to support analysis of text; use parallel structure and varying types of phrases and clauses in writing; preparing for and participating in effective discussion in the classroom. Students will gather background knowledge in order to begin reading The Great Gatsby. This is a novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald that illustrates the corruption of the American Dream in the 1920s. Students will begin reading the novel by the end of the month. 


What will we be doing in English 10?

  • Texts read will include: The Great Gatsby and Of Mice and Men

  • Close and critical reading strategies for informational text and literature

  • Vocabulary development

  • Grammar practice 

  • Literary Terminology and Figurative Language

  • Writing development 


English 10 Course Description

This class will address taking a stance and thinking critically through writing and interpreting classic and contemporary American literature. In addition, students will further develop their reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary, and grammar skills.

Course Syllabus

The button above will provide you with a copy of the course syllabus.

What standards are being taught in English 10?

The button above will take you to the common core state standards website.  From there you can access all the English Language Arts standards in Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening, and Language objectives that we will work on in this class.