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English 9-P / Course is one year

English 10-P/ Course is one year

  All English 9 and 10 classes offer an integrated reading, writing, listening and speaking curriculum. The study of literature provides opportunities for learning and development of critical thinking skills. Writing assignments allow students to experience a wide range of audiences, purposes, and forms. Classroom activities include frequent opportunities for active speaking and listening. Direct punctuation, usage, and grammar instruction are included as needed for to improve writing and speaking.

UC Admissions requirement: “b”

 

English 11-P / Course is one year

English 12-P / Course is one year

All English 11 and 12 classes offer an integrated reading, writing, listening and speaking curriculum. Literature study provides opportunities for learning and development of critical thinking skills. Writing assignments allow students to experience a wide range of audiences, purposes, and forms. Classroom activities include frequent opportunities for active speaking and listening. Direct punctuation, usage, and grammar instruction are included as needed to improve writing and speaking.

UC Admissions Requirement: “b”

 

 AP English Literature and Composition: 11th-12th grade /1 year /online class

Prerequisite:   Grade of at least a B- or better in most recent English course

AP English Literature and Composition immerses students in novels, plays, poems, and short stories from various periods. Students will read and write daily, using a variety of multimedia and interactive activities, interpretive writing assignments, and class discussions to assess and improve their skills and knowledge. The course places special emphasis on reading comprehension, structural and critical analysis of written works, literary vocabulary, and recognizing and understanding literary devices. The equivalent of an introductory college-level survey class, this course prepares students for the AP Exam and for further study in creative writing, communications, journalism, literature, and composition.  The content aligns to the scope and sequence specified by the College Board and to widely used college textbooks.

UC Admissions Requirement:  “b”

Provider: Apex Learning

 

AP English Language and Composition:  11th -12th grade / 1 year / online class

Prerequisite:  Grade of at least a B- in most recent English course

In AP English Language and Composition, students learn to understand and analyze complex styles of writing by reading works from a variety of authors. They’ll explore the richness of language, including syntax, imitation, word choice, and tone. They’ll also learn about their own composition style and process, starting with exploration, planning, and writing, and continuing through editing, peer review, rewriting, polishing, and applying what they learn to a breadth of academic, personal, and professional contexts. The equivalent of an introductory college-level survey class, this course prepares students for the AP Exam and for further study in communications, creative writing, journalism, literature, and composition. The content aligns to the scope and sequence specified by the College Board and to widely used college textbooks.

UC Admissions Requirement: “b”

Provider: Apex Learning