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English 3,4 Honors (HP) (1380, 1381)    - SITE ADOPTED COURSE -

Approved Site(s):
 Approved for Madison and Mira Mesa High Schools. Other schools may not offer this course without prior approval from the Interdivisional Curriculum Committee.

Grade Range:
 "A" in English 1,2 or teacher recommendation
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 UC subject area satisfied:
 b - English
Course Description:
 Students will develop an understanding and appreciation of literature and will grow in their abilities to respond to literature based on their own experiences. The writing process will be emphasized by the use of essay, research, and documentation as well as through creative writing. Students will proceed and move through all steps in the writing process. The following items will be refined and reinforced in their writing: research, spelling, grammar, and mechanics. Descriptive, evaluative, persuasive and informative essays will be developed by the students and creative and analytical thinking will be stressed.

State Course Code(s):
 9106 - English 10
Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Prentice Hall Literature: World Masterpieces, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009.