English III Honors – 1.0 Credit

Course Description:

Students read and analyze a variety of literary and nonfiction texts, comparing themes of various works and analyzing expository materials to draw conclusions. Language study continues through the application of rules for sentence formation, usage, spelling, and mechanics. Students apply their understanding of grammar, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and paragraphing to varied and frequent writing assignments. With an emphasis on persuasive writing, students apply their skills and adapt content, vocabulary, voice, and tone to a specific audience and purpose. In the research process, students analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of sources to produce a research product. Students complete an independent honors project.

Prerequisite: Completion of English 1I with a grade of ‘B’ or higher.