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English 9 (Grade 9) 4009

English Language Arts 9 is a ninth grade course that will focus on the effective use of written language in educational and occupational endeavors and interpersonal communication. Instructional delivery will be enhanced by computer technology. Frequent interaction with a broad array of quality literature will encourage an appreciation for the power of the spoken and written word. Students will apply skills in language, mechanics, spelling and sentence structure.

Pre-Ap English 9-H (Grade 9) (Advanced Placement) (Honors) 4009

Pre-AP English 9 is an Honors course offered in the ninth grade that provides an opportunity for students to complete a more challenging academic curriculum through: A. The extensive analysis of literary elements and the application of the writing process B. Grammar and mechanics studied through both contexts. A summer reading assignment is required.

English 10 (Grade 10) 4010

The English Language Arts 10 is a tenth grade course with emphasis on the use of written language for educational, occupational, and personal endeavors. Preparation will include critiquing oral presentations and using speaking and listening while reading and writing. Instructional delivery will be enhanced by computer technology. Frequent interaction with a broadened array of literature will encourage an increased appreciation for the power of the spoken and written word. Students will apply skills in language, mechanics, spelling and sentence structure.

Pre-Ap English 10-H (Advanced Placement) (Honors)

Pre AP English 10 is an Honors offered in the tenth grade that provides an opportunity for students to complete a more challenging academic curriculum through extension of the standard curriculum. Students expecting to enroll in AP English should take this course. There will be emphasis on writing and extended study of world literature. A summer reading assignment is required.

English 11 (Grade 11) 4011

English Language Arts 11 is an eleventh grade course emphasizing fundamental, literary and communication skills that are refined and enhanced. English Language Arts 11 represents more challenging academic rigor and depth. In addition, career formalization, including college entrance exam preparation and workplace readiness skills, becomes a primary focus. Student proficiency will be diagnosed to determine instructional priorities. As the need for challenging research skills becomes more vital, the incorporation of technology will be emphasized.

AP English 11 (Grade 11) (Advanced Placement) 4041

In addition to the goals of English 11, this course includes the goals of the College Board’s Advanced Placement Program. This is an opportunity to try college level work in high school in preparation for the AP Exam. There is emphasis on American Literature among the World’s Literature studied in this course. This examination of literature requires critical thought and extensive written critique. A summer reading assignment is required.

English 12 (Grade 12) 4012

English Language Arts 12 is a senior course that focuses on readiness for the workplace and an appreciation of language and literature. In addition, students will have an opportunity to complete a research paper and tie their senior project into this course.

College English I (Grade 12) 40120X

This course is taught by a Potomac State College instructor and successful completion results in dual credit with Mineral County Schools and the West Virginia college system. Instructional goals for English 12 are achieved if College English I and II are completed successfully.

College English II (Grade 12) 40120X

This course is taught by a Potomac State College instructor and successful completion results in dual credit with Mineral County Schools and the West Virginia college system. Instructional goals for English 12 are achieved if College English I and II are completed successfully.

College Ready English (Grade 12) (English 12 CR) 4014

Seniors are assigned to this course based upon the recommendation of teachers who have identified target areas for skill improvement and knowledge acquisition through observed student classroom performance and/or performance on standardized assessments. This course serves as an English 12 credit. Upon completion of the course, students will take the Compass Assessment to determine if they have attained the College and Career Benchmark Score. If the student can meet benchmark requirements on the end-of-course Compass test, then he will not be required to take a developmental English course in West Virginia public colleges.

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