• English I: Grade 9:  1 unit

    Prerequisite: None

    This course emphasizes writing compositions and studying literary works in depth. It is for students who may attend college or technical school. Course covers composition and literature interrelated with language study, including mechanics, usage, vocabulary, grammar, library study, and SAT skills. Summer reading is required. The final exam counts as 20% of a student’s final grade.

     

    English II: Grade 10: 1 unit

    Prerequisite: English 1

    This course is designed for students who may attend college or technical school. Students will be introduced to literary forms such as the short story, the novel, drama, and poetry. The student will develop his language skills by learning to adapt his writing skills to a variety of purposes. Initial emphasis will be placed on writing the longer paper. The course will also focus on grammar, usage, mechanics, and vocabulary development to improve the student's reading, writing, and speaking abilities. Summer reading is required. The final exam counts as 20% of a student’s final grade.