- Middle School
Check out descriptions for the English courses offered.
Students will participate in reading, writing, listening and critical thinking activities. Novels, as well as the textbook, will be read in and outside of class. Students will focus on reading texts of different genres, written for a variety of purposes. Students will also write formally and informally, and be expected to apply standard English punctuation, mechanics and spelling rules to their work. In this class students will master the eight parts of speech, additional grammar skills and apply them to their writing and speaking.
Honors English 7
Honors English 7 is a course designed to challenge students with a rigorous literature and composition-based curriculum. Students accepted into the course will demonstrate a strong foundation in grammar and composition in addition to having above average reading skills. Much of the composition will be analytic in nature and will relate to topics discussed in the literature portion of the course. Tone, diction, and figurative language will be points of emphasis in both literature and composition. Students will be introduced to the works of a variety of authors. Placement into this course will be based on several data points.
- Grade 7