English Language Arts
All high school English Language Arts courses adhere to the Literacy Content Framework and the Common Core State Standards with an emphasis on teaching literary and informational text through literacy-based skills that support reading, writing, speaking, and listening. English Language Arts
instruction will provide students with the content knowledge and skill sets that will enable them to do the types of analytical reading and writing, inquiry-based research projects, and argument writing that make them college and career ready. The expectation is that students do not just learn literary content,
but acquire the habits of mind for reading, writing, and engaging in discourse that can be applied for analyzing the variety of texts that they will encounter in their post-secondary education or career.
This course introduces the critical study and interpretation of written and spoken texts from a wide range of literary and non-literary genres. The formal analysis of texts is supplemented...