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English Language Development

ELD 5-6

 

English 1,2  - Grade 9

English 1,2 Seminar  - Grade 9

*Requires approval, contact counselor.

English 3,4 Advanced  - Grade 10

English 3,4 Seminar - Grade 10

*Requires approval, contact counselor.

American Literature 1,2 - Grade 11

English Language and Composition 1,2 AP - Grade 11

Writer's Workshop 1,2  - Grade 12

      Prerequisite:  Open to grade 12 students only.

English Literature & Composition 1,2 AP - Grade 12

Expository Reading and Writing 1,2 - Grade 12

English 101- Grade 12 *Class is offered specifically for students planing on attending a community college in the fall

*MESA College Course

This course is designed for transfer-level students or for those who want to develop competence in college level reading and composition. Students read, analyze, discuss and think critically using a variety of works and sources. Based on these activities, students write essays, fully documented research projects, and other types of texts for various purposes and audiences. This written work, which demonstrates effective, logical, and precise expression of ideas, totals at least 6,000 graded words. Designated sections of this course may be taught from a specific cultural perspective.

 

English 205- Grade 12 *Class is offered specifically for students planing on attending a community college in the fall

*MESA College Course

This intermediate-level college reading and writing course uses the principles of rhetoric to build research and critical thinking skills required for success at four-year institutions. Emphasis is placed on reading, evaluating and writing argumentative prose. Students locate, evaluate and integrate outside sources into their writing assignments, which total at least 8,000 words for the semester. This course is intended for students majoring in English and all students interested in improving critical thinking and writing skills.