Credit: 1 unit
PREREQUISITE: Teacher approval; students must have attempted a freshman English class.
Students will read closely and think critically about various literary genres, including fiction and informational texts. They will
write for different real-world purposes, applying effective language skills for authentic audiences. This course helps students
develop a global understanding through the evaluation of a variety of texts. Students apply grammar, vocabulary, and writing skills
in varied writing projects and compositions. Students will reinforce skills in reading comprehension, current research methods,
oral presentations, independent study, and effective listening. Students will complete the state-required End-of-Course exam at
the conclusion of this course.