English 10 English 10 is a two-semester course designed to develop creativity, communication, writing, and critical thinking skills. It provides students with a survey of literature, including novels, short stories, drama, and poetry. Students also build vocabulary skills through weekly vocabulary practice, independent reading, and researching activities. Students in this class will: .Research and analyze printed material. .Explain and demonstrate examples of tone, theme, and other literary devices. .Articulate and demonstrate enhanced oral and written communication skills.