• English
    English I Honors 10215X0
    The first year of the honors English program starts the student on a sequentially developed English program that is designed to challenge students in areas of grammar, composition, and literature. Students learn basic research skills in preparation for writing and presenting speeches and compiling bibliographic information. A variety of classic novels, short stories, poems and dramas are studied in depth with emphasis on literature analysis.
    1 Quality Point
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9
    PREREQUISITE: A or B in 8th Grade Language Arts
    English I 10212X0
    English I continues the study of composition and literature, reinforces the skills of basic reading and grammar, and stresses study skills. Composition exercises include journal entries, paragraphs, outlines, themes, essays, short stories, and speeches. The literature through which reading and comprehension skills are stressed includes emphasis on textual vocabulary.
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-10
    Speech/Debate 10142X0
    Speech includes effective techniques for speaking clearly and confidently in a variety of situations. Students learn to pronounce words clearly and correctly, demonstrate control, express ideas and feelings in an organized fashion, use clear, vivid language appropriate to the audience and use effective body movements, facial expressions, gestures and eye contact. Debate consists of learning to adapt the context of message to a given audience, supporting arguments with evidence, impromptu speaking, and participating in problem-solving group discussions. In addition, students may compete in debate tournaments.
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
    Yearbook 10292X0YB
    The students learn basic journalism skills, including writing, and editing; how to take, choose, and crop pictures for a publication. They are introduced to the technological age by producing publications using computer technology. Students combine text, graphics, and pictures to produce different types of publications. Students learn to use a variety of devices, such as modems for telecomputing and scanners for scanning pictures from outside sources. *** This course is an application based course. You may only sign up for it if you were accepted into the course.
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
    OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Instructor Approval
    Publications/Journalism 10312X0
    The students learn basic journalism skills, including writing, and editing; they will also learn how to take, choose, and crop pictures for a publication. They are introduced to the technological age by producing publications using computer technology. Students combine text, graphics, and pictures to produce different types of publications. Students learn to use a variety of devices, such as modems for telecomputing and scanners for scanning pictures from outside sources.
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
    English II Honors 10225X0
    Honors English II continues the focus on in-depth analysis of significant works of literature. Special emphasis is given to vocabulary study in preparation for reading, writing, and SAT testing. Higher level thinking skills are introduced in the study of composition and literature.
    1 Quality Point
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 10
    PREREQUISITE: B or higher in Honors Engl I or A in Engl I
    English II Year Long Honors 10225X0Y
    Honors English II continues the focus on in-depth analysis of significant works of literature. Special emphasis is given to vocabulary study in preparation for reading, writing, and SAT testing. Higher level thinking skills are introduced in the study of composition and literature.
    1 Quality Point
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 10
    PREREQUISITE: 10215X0 - English I Honors
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 43107X0Y - World History Year Long AP
    English II 10222X0
    English II continues the focus on world literature. Students read and study literature and other various genres of printed materials in order to respond to literature through writing.
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 10-11
    PREREQUISITE: 10212X0 - English I
    English III Honors 10235X0
    English III Honors consists of an in-depth study of American Literature and a continued emphasis on composition. Writing is stressed, and exercises include compositions, literary analysis, journals, and a research paper. Oral presentations are also required of students
    1 Quality Point
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 11
    PREREQUISITE: A in English II or B or higher in Honors English II
    English III 10232X0
    English III is a comprehensive grammar, composition, oral communication, and literature course that encourages the expansion of writing skills and experimentation with new ideas. Thematic selections reveal the intellectual and emotional growth of the United States. This course emphasizes the relationship of literature to language and composition through the study of vocabulary and written assignments.
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: 10222X0 - English II
    English Language & Composition- Year Long AP 10357X0Y
    May count as English III credit if taken as a yearlong course
    Language and Composition is an advanced placement course designed for the serious student with strong analytical skills in reading, reading comprehension, and writing. This course emphasizes non-fiction and writing skills as recommended by the college board curriculum. Extensive reading and writing are required. Furthermore, strong skills in both grammar and language are necessary. Students may receive college credit based on an acceptable score on the AP English examination.
    2 Quality Points
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: B or higher in Honors English II or A English II
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 43017X0Y - US History Year Long AP
    English IV 10242X0
    English IV consists of the study of British and Western Literature as well as a review of needed grammar, vocabulary, and the writing of a research literary paper. A thematic approach to the study of the literature is combined with the traditional chronological approach in an attempt to present the student with historical and cultural background for the various periods in literary achievement.
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
    PREREQUISITE: 10232X0 - English III
    English IV Honors 10245X0
    English IV Honors is an in-depth study of British and Western literature as well as composition, a review of needed grammar, vocabulary, and the writing of a research paper. A thematic approach to the study of the literature is combined with the traditional chronological approach in an attempt to present the student with historical and cultural background for the various periods in literary achievement. Grammar is reviewed as needed. Emphasis is placed on the study of vocabulary to help prepare those who will be taking the SAT.
    1 Quality Point
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 12
    PREREQUISITE: A in English III or B or higher in Honors English III
    English Literature & Composition- Year Long AP 10367X0Y
    Credit: One; May count as English IV credit if taken as a yearlong class
    Advanced Placement English IV includes a survey of British literature and a study of advanced composition in addition to novels recommended by the college board curriculum. The literature study may begin with the Anglo-Saxon period and extend to the twentieth century in British literature. Extensive reading is required. Writing experiences for students include compositions, journals, and literary papers. Students may receive college credit based on an acceptable score on the AP English examination
    2 Quality Points ***If you take this course, you must also take 42027X0Y - US Government & Politics Year Long AP
    CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 12
    PREREQUISITE: B in Honors English III or A in English III
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