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 English 9 A/B

  • Prerequisite: Teacher placement

  • Preparation for Exam: EOC / ACT

This class will develop the critical reading and writing skills necessary for success in college and career.  English 9 is a two-semester course consisting of the following credit breakdown:

  • 1 elective credit (English 9A-Fall)

  • 1 core English credit (English 9B-Spring).

 

Honors English 9

  • Prerequisites: Teacher placement

  • Preparation for Exam: EOC / ACT

This class is designed for the exceptionally self-motivated student of English and reading. A research project will be required in this class. Students will do expository, narrative, persuasive.  Honors English 9 is a one-semester course for one English credit

 

(ELD) English Language Development 9

  • Prerequisites: WIDA Assessment/Language

This course is for students in grade 9 who have scored below a 3.5 on the WIDA composite. Students will be placed in a variety of ELD 9 courses depending on their English Level. 

 

English 10 

  • Prerequisites: English 9; Teacher placement 

  • Preparation for Exam: EOC / ACT 

This class will develop critical reading and writing skills necessary for success in college. 

 

Honors English 10

  • Prerequisites: Teacher placement

  • Preparation for Exam: EOC / ACT

This class is designed for the exceptionally self-motivated student of English and reading.  A research project will be required in this class.  Students will do expositional, narrative, and persuasive. 

 

(ELD) English Language Development 10

  • Prerequisites: WIDA Assessment/Language

This course is for students in grade 10 who have scored below a 3.5 on the WIDA composite. Students will be placed in a variety of ELD 10 courses depending on their English level. 

English 11

  • Prerequisites: English 10 and Teacher placement 

  • Preparation for Exam: ACT

This class will develop the critical reading and writing skills necessary for success in college. 

 

AP English Language and Composition /  Advanced Placement (11)

  • Prerequisites: Discussion with Counselor

  • Preparation for Exam: AP English Language & Composition Exam offered by the College Board in May; ACT

This course is intended for the academically advanced student. AP English Language and Composition engages students in becoming skilled readers of prose written in a variety of periods, disciplines, and rhetorical contexts, and in becoming skilled writers who compose for a variety of purposes. 

 

English Composition I / Dual Enrollment (11-12)

  • Prerequisites: ACT of 19 in reading and 18 in English / GPA of 3.6

  • Course Type:  Dual Enrollment through Roane State 

This course is intended for students who are ready for a challenging, college-level English course. Composition I primarily focuses on developing proficiency in expressing oneself in writing, finding and using resources to answer questions or solve problems, and learning to analyze and critically evaluate ideas, arguments, and points of view.  

 

(ELD) English Language Development 11

  • Prerequisites: WIDA Assessment/Language

This course is for students in grade 11 who have scored below a 3.5 on the WIDA composite. Students will be placed in a variety of ELD 11 courses depending on their English level. 

English 12

  • Prerequisites: English 11 and Teacher placement 

  • Preparation for Exam: ACT

This class will develop the critical reading and writing skills necessary for success in college. 

 

AP English Literature & Composition / Advanced Placement (12)

  • Prerequisites: Teacher placement

  • Preparation for Exam: AP English Literature & Composition Exam offered by the College Board in May

This course is intended for the academically advanced student. The AP English Literature and Composition course engages students in the careful reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature. Through the close reading of selected texts, students deepen their understanding of the ways writers use language to provide both meaning and pleasure for their readers. As they read, students consider a work’s structure, style, and themes as well as smaller-scale elements such as the use of figurative language, imagery, symbolism, and tone.  

 

English Composition 2 / Dual Enrollment (11-12)

  • Prerequisites: ACT of 19 in reading and 18 in English / GPA of 3.6

  • Course Type:  Dual Enrollment through Roane State 

This course builds on writing and research skills learned in English 1010. Composition II focuses on writing based on literature and research. Students will become proficient in literary terminology, writers’ techniques and themes, and interpreting and analyzing short fiction, drama, poetry, and the novel.

 

(ELD) English Language Development 12

  • Prerequisites: WIDA Assessment/Language

This course is for students in grade 12 who have scored below a 3.5 on the WIDA composite. Students will be placed in a variety of ELD 12 courses depending on their English level.

Creative Writing (9-12)

  • Prerequisite: None

This is an elective course that gives students the opportunity to practice their creative writing skills.  Four major units are studied: memoir, poetry, short stories, and children’s literature.  Individual and class presentations are required.  Students will edit and perfect one of their writing pieces for submission to the LCHS Literary Magazine printed in the spring. 


 

Speech / Dual Enrollment (11-12)

  • Prerequisites: ACT of 19 in reading and 18 in English / GPA of 2.5

  • Course Type:  Dual Enrollment through Roane State 

‚Äč‚ÄčThis course is designed to introduce the student to the skills of interpersonal communication. Emphasis is placed upon the fundamental principles and techniques of public speaking, and the oral and physical aspects of delivery. Emphasis is also placed upon discussion, listening skills, thoughtful examination of diverse ideas, respect for everyone's right to a point of view and the tenets of free speech.  Roane State General Education course approved and designed for transfer.

(ELD) English Language Development 9:

This course is for students in grade 9 who have scored below a 3.5 on the WIDA composite. Students will be placed in a variety of ELD 9 courses depending on their English Level. 

English Language Development 10:

This course is for students in grade 10 who have scored below a 3.5 on the WIDA composite. Students will be placed in a variety of ELD 10 courses depending on their English level. 

English Language Development 11:

This course is for students in grade 11 who have scored below a 3.5 on the WIDA composite. Students will be placed in a variety of ELD 11 courses depending on their English level. 

English Language Development 12:

This course is for students in grade 12 who have scored below a 3.5 on the WIDA composite. Students will be placed in a variety of ELD 12 courses depending on their English level. 


 

  • All English Learners will be enrolled in a “6th” period class determined by their WIDA level to indicate their EL status. 

  • Students who require direct services will be placed in ELD classes by ESL teachers based on English levels but also including a variety of grade levels. 

 

  • Prerequisites:  Native language other than English, Teacher Placement

 

These four (4) classes are for students who study English as a second language.  Course content focuses on mastering the skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking the English language.  Placement in one of these classes is based on a combination of home language survey and language proficiency test(s)... Students exit ELD classes by achieving a proficient score on a standardized WIDA assessment.