English

English Courses

Required Course

 

ENGLISH 7 Image of an apple which stands for a seventh grade course

Semester, 6 Periods Per Cycle
Level 6.0
0076

Level 6.0
0076P

The seventh grade course focuses on reading, writing, communication, and language. The majority of reading comes from the resource, My Perspectives, a diverse collection of writing, which provides learning experiences that promote higher achievement and develop the competencies needed for college and career readiness. In addition to the resource reading, students will read at least one fictional novel. The writing program explores text dependent analysis, narrative writing, and argumentative writing. Students will also learn group communication skills and presentation skills. Students enrolled in 0076P will be required to develop an independent project, facilitated by the teacher, that requires: reading, writing, and speaking skills based on a specific topic of interest. The 0076P course moves at a faster pace, requires more independent learning, and demands higher level thinking skills and academic rigor.

 

ENGLISH 8 Image of a book which stands for an eighth grade course

Semester, 6 Periods Per Cycle
Level 6.0
0086

Level 6.0
0086P

The English 8 course curriculum is created with a focus on reading, writing, communication and language. The majority of the course readings come from the resource, My Perspectives, which is a diverse collection that promotes higher achievement and college and career readiness. Students will also read novels during the course. The writing program includes text dependent analysis, narrative and argumentative writing. Students will learn group communication and presentation skills. Students enrolled in the OO86P course will participate in a semester long project, facilitated by the teacher.

Image of an apple which stands for a seventh grade course = Seventh Grade Course / Image of a book which stands for an eighth grade course = Eighth Grade Course
Final deadline for students and/or parents to initiate requests for course changes is May 1, 2021.