English I Honors 1.0 Credit

This is an accelerated course in which students think deeply about both fiction and non-fiction from classic and contemporary works. A heavy emphasis is placed on a variety of writing skills for a rigorous and active experience. 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. Students complete an independent honors project.

Prerequisite: Completion of a Grade 8 language arts course with a grade of ‘B’ or higher.