• English 9

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    CP English 9
     
     
    Prerequisites
    Grade Range
    College Requirement
    None
    9-12
    B
    Course Description from Program Planning Guide
    This course is designed for general and college-preparatory students. This course emphasizes paragraph and essay development combined with a study of literature with a focus on critical reading skills. Short story and poetry elements will be taught along with analysis of novels and drama. A variety of writing modes will be covered, such as analytical, reflective, autobiographical, observational, and descriptive. Writing conventions such as usage, grammar, mechanics, spelling and vocabulary development will be addressed in context with the writing process and the study of literature. Students can expect a variety of oral and listening activities along with oral presentations.

    English 10

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    CP English 10

     

     

    Prerequisites

    Grade Range

    College Requirement

    None

    10-12

    B

    Course Description from Program Planning Guide

    This course is designed for general and college-preparatory students. This course emphasizes essay development in the areas of analysis, persuasion, reflection, research, plus a review of ninth-grade writing modes. Writing conventions such as usage and mechanics will be taught in conjunction with the study of literature and writing. Vocabulary, spelling, and research skills are developed in context with the writing process and literary analysis. The students will review short-story and poetry elements and read novels and drama. Students can expect a variety of oral and listening activities along with oral presentations.

    English 11

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    CP English 11

     

     

    Prerequisites

    Grade Range

    College Requirement

    None

    11-12

    B

    Course Description from Program Planning Guide

    Designed for general and college-preparatory students, this course emphasizes writing skills development combined with a study of American literature. Writing conventions such as usage and mechanics will be developed in conjunction with the study of literature and writing. Vocabulary, spelling, and research skills are developed in context with the writing process and literary analysis. Students will write a variety of essay modes, both in class and at home. Students can expect a variety of oral and listening activities along with oral presentations.

    English 12

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    CP English 12

     

     

    Prerequisites

    Grade Range

    College Requirement

    None

    12

    B

    Course Description from Program Planning Guide

    CP English 12 is designed for college prep students. This course emphasizes composition development combined with an intensive study of British literature. Writing conventions such as usage and mechanics are directly taught and students study additional grammar skills needed to prepare for college-level entry tests. Vocabulary, spelling and research skills are included in the course. Students can also expect a variety of oral and listening activities including memorizing short literary pieces and preparing oral presentations.