Language Arts I/RISE compacts the regular language arts curriculum for identified gifted students and allows time for enrichment units, affective growth, and leadership development. Students must be self-starting and self-monitoring. Students read some material from the regular course curriculum. Students use difficult and complex reading material from curriculum developed for gifted students. Summer reading is required.
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You should know and be able to use all 23 rules correctly.
Figurative Language Handout
A list of figurative language terms you need to know and use.
Meaningful Sentence Options 1-5
This handout shows how to combine sentences in 5 ways to help improve your writing and your use of language.
Utopia Essential Questions
This series of questions will help you think critically about the concept as you apply it to your reading and writing.
Vocabulary Word Web
Use this graphic devise to analyze new and unfamiliar words.