• English I (required English I)
    English 1 is a comprehensive course that introduces the skills necessary to analyze and evaluate literature and/or evidence while emphasizing substantiating support in an argument for the young adolescent. The English 1 student will identify and analyze author’s intent for utilizing literature elements, devices, and tone. The course includes a variety of longer compositions including deeper revisions for style, tone, subtlety and transitions.  The conventions of English are applied to increase the sophistication of sentence fluency. Proficient skills in the mechanics of the language are necessary in English 1.  Content vocabulary is significantly increased. The English 1 student will also experience impromptu speaking, advanced discussions, and reads aloud.