English 1: Composition and Grammar
English 1: Composition and Grammar is the first in a series of one-half unit courses which stress a progressive mastery of language and writing. In this course students begin by reviewing grammar, word usage and mechanics. Students then engage in the writing process with an emphasis on creating interesting, well-constructed, concise and unified paragraphs and essays. In this first course in the series there is a particular stress on expanding vocabulary.
In completing this course, among other activities, students are required to identify and correct grammatical and mechanical errors; diagram sentences; brainstorm and freewrite ideas for essays; outline; proofread; amd write personal essays as well as narrative, essays and essays that explain and persuade. There are 6 examinations in English 1: Composition and Grammar. Language Network (Grade 9), McDougal Littell.