9th Grade First Semester
This course will teach the student the skills of interpersonal communication through written language. Literature is the focus of this class which introduces our students to essays, short stories and novels.
9th Grade Second Semester
This course continues the exploration of literature we started in English 1A with more essays, drama, short stories and novels. While reading these literary works, our students practice research skills and the use of reference books, grammar, sentence structure and overall comprehension.
10th Grade First Semester
Using a variety of short stories, poetry and novels, our students continue to develop and improve their reading, writing and analytical thinking skills.
10th Grade Second Semester
The students continue to expand their development of reading, writing and analytical thinking skills. Literature is used to explore current social issues.
11th Grade First Semester
This is a research based literature course that emphasizes literary analysis. Our students learn writing skills and progress through the stages of pre-college writing.
Themes in Literature A
12th Grade First Semester
This course emphasizes advanced grammar and composition presented through both American and British literary works. Advanced writing skills are taught throughout the class.
Themes in Literature B
12th Grade Second Semester
Poetry, prose, plays, novels, short stories and essays are read and analyzed. Students continue to develop their writing proficiency. College vocabulary development is also emphasized.