HONORS ENGLISH I - 505
Grade Level: 9 No. Semesters: 2
Fee: None Credit: 1-English
Prerequisites: “Advanced” or “Proficient” score on Communication Arts MAP test and minimum of 80% in both semesters of 8th grade Honors English or minimum of 95% in both semesters of 8th grade English with a qualifying placement test score. Students must maintain at least an 80% average to remain in this course 2nd semester.
Honors English I provides a more challenging curriculum for academically advanced students who are self-directed and reflective learners. Students will study literature, informational texts, grammar, vocabulary, and research. Reading and writing units focus on critical thinking and literary analysis in addition to reading comprehension, literary techniques, and literary elements. Students will focus on grammar as it relates to their writing. Students will develop research skills including MLA format.
NCAA Approved Course