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In this rigorous inter-disciplinary program, students integrate their explorations of literature and literary forms, world history, art, heritage, and philosophy. Emphasis is on the historical development of culture and on the human dynamics of cultural change. The writing of research and literary essays aligned with state requirements will be required, along with significant outside reading. This course satisfies graduation requirements for English I in grade 9 or English II in grade 10 and for World History/Geography and Humanities.
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In this year-long course, students integrate their explorations of literature and literary forms, world history, art and music appreciation, philosophy, sociology, and man's general cultural heritage. Emphasis is on the historical development of culture and on the human dynamics of cultural change. The writing of research papers and literary essays will be required along with significant independent reading.
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English I is required for graduation. It is the first step in an integrated sequence of instruction in the language arts state standards. Students are expected to master foundational knowledge and skills in close reading, critical thinking, literary analysis, academic research, argumentation, and group debate.   Students will analyze a range of short and full-length selections, both expressive-descriptive and informative-expository. The research process and the formal essay will be introduced. Content will include classics and contemporary sources with a particular emphasis on appreciating how the human condition is changing in some ways while remaining the same in many others.    English I Honors is offered to students who are motivated to exceed the basic state standards in preparation for advanced academics and/or in order to add more contemplative and critical thinking skills to their intellectual toolbox. The value each student gains from this class is directly proportionate to the level of cognitive effort and constructive communication the student invests. Given the nature of an honors-level class, students must be prepared to have their thinking and assumptions challenged in a supportive and collegial, while rigorous, classroom environment. Students should be clear that the nature of an honors-level class implies expectations for spending additional time outside of class reading, thinking, researching, and writing.   Course Outcomes:     Effectively use written, verbal, body, and visual language for a variety of purposes and with a variety of audiences. Use technology to access, evaluate, and apply information effectively. Think critically, creatively, independently, and originally. Apply appropriate communication skills in a variety of situations: learn the importance of communicating in the right way, at the right time, to the right person. Learn and effectively apply a variety of reading strategies for comprehending, interpreting, and evaluating a wide range of literary and informational texts including both classic and contemporary works.
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Course Description: This two-semester class covers the first of four levels of English required to graduate from Centennial High School. Each student will further develop her or his existing abilities to infer, summarize, evaluate, question, clarify, and communicate ideas frequently encountered in our culture, personal lives, and work environments. In addition to this individual growth, students will frequently produce work in groups to further develop the respectful social and collaboration skills so vital to academic and professional success in the 21st century. This course is aligned with district and national common core standards and supports Centennial’s efforts in increasing student achievement in the areas of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.   Course Objectives: By the time the student completes this course of study, the student will know and be able to:   Analyze and discuss fiction and non-fiction literature. Express understanding through a variety of writing experiences. Demonstrate skills in vocabulary and grammar to enhance oral and written communication. Think analytically and creatively using various techniques and technologies.
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This course fulfills the fourth year English requirement for graduation and can be taken with dual enrollment to receive English 101 credit through Glendale Community College.  In this class, students will analyze and compose college level texts of an informative, argumentative, and narrative nature.
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Students will analyze literature, develop writing and basic grammar skills, and expand their vocabulary.
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Students will analyze literature, develop writing and basic grammar skills, and expand their vocabulary.
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In this course, students learn to analyze literature, develop writing skills, gain mastery over basic grammar, and expand their vocabulary use and knowledge.
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This course is for Fall 2020 at Liberty High School AP comp and lit English for Biber.
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This course is required for graduation.  It is the third step in an integrated sequence of instruction in the language arts, state standards.  Thematic units provide an overview of the American literary tradition and continue instruction in the process skills and knowledge necessary to District and State graduation requirements in Language Arts.  Literary analysis and the cause-effect essay will be stressed. 
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This course is required for graduation. It is a capstone experience in an integrated sequence of instruction in the language arts standards. The course will prepare students for authentic post-secondary literacy experiences, including college, technical school, or the work world. Thematic units provide an overview of the British literary tradition and continue instruction in the process skills and knowledge necessary to meet state and district graduation requirements in language arts.
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This course integrates the English III Honors curriculum with the Business Administration Honors curriculum coupled with FBLA competitive events participation.
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This course integrates English I H with Business Foundations.
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This course is an integration of the English II Honors and the ABCA curriculum.
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