This class stresses the skills in listening, understanding, speaking, reading, and writing French. It also teaches the elements of pronunciation and the essentials of grammar. Cultural activities are presented throughout the course.
This advanced reading course is designed to help the student improve their vocabulary and reading comprehension by using on-line software. The course helps the student develop the skills, habits, and attitudes that result in more effective reading and studying. Topics include word analysis, vocabulary development, and comprehension techniques.
This course is designed to help the student improve their vocabulary and reading comprehension by using on-line software. This course helps the student develop the skills, habits, and attitudes that will result in more effective reading and studying. Topics include word analysis, vocabulary development, and comprehension techniques.
In this course the students will examine the history and role of the media. Hands-on instruction includes design, photojournalism, writing, sales, marketing, and advertising. An extension of the skills and theory learned in Journalism I. Focus is on designing and producing the school?s yearbook and literary magazine.
In this class the practical experiences will include preparing press releases and photographs for local news outlets, producing the yearbook, and promoting the school to the community. Students must have strong organizational and writing skills as meeting deadlines is essential to success in the course.
This class is a full-year senior level course combining a survey of British literature with a writing component that builds on the work begun in English 1300 by intensive study of the revising and editing process, by concentrating on how to choose accurate and forceful words and by in-depth instruction in writing the argumentative and […]
This class is a full-year junior level course containing a survey of American literature with a writing component that investigates both the different rhetorical modes of expository writing and writing about literature. The writing of a formal research paper is required for completion of this course.
This class extends and refines the basic skills taught in English I by: 1) formally introducing the concepts of unity, conciseness and coherence in paragraph and theme writing; 2) introducing students to the structure and formation of a multi-paragraph essay; and 3) continuing the enrichment of the student?s vocabulary. Principles of grammar, usage and sentence […]
This class will serve as an introduction to basic high school English skills. The course centers on the following: the development of basic composition skills, instruction in the use of a precise and connotative vocabulary, the development of literary interpretation skills and the application of these skills to selected literature. Attention is given to library […]