The English curriculum presents a rigorous and balanced program in reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language. We offer a literature program which provides extensive and varied preparation opportunities for College and Career Readiness Standards in English Language Arts. We encourage students to be excellent communicators and lifelong learners.
This course covers basic literary elements, a broad survey of literature from classical to contemporary, different literary genres, and composition. Students will gain a more complex understanding of metaphor, allegory, symbol, irony, and allusion. There is a strong emphasis on poetry.