Honors English l: Includes the same material as English l, with a more intensive study of composition (especially persuasive essays) and literature. Grammatical skills should be intact with little or no remediation necessary. Students in English I will be required to take the TN READY Assessment Test.
Course Code: 3001H
Honors English ll: A continuation of Honors English l. Students work to comprehend and produce a wide variety of texts, including traditional works of literature, practical and persuasive forms of communication that involve speaking and listening skills, and the use of appropriate technology and media forms. Emphasizes the communication and critical thinking skills that empower students to function effectively in a rapidly changing world. Students in English II will be required to take the TN READY Assessment Test. Course Code: 3002H
AP English lll: A continuation of the study of grammar, usage, composition, and communication skills, with emphasis on vocabulary building, spelling, letter and persuasive essay writing, and library and dictionary skills. The focus is on American literature. Students in Learn about the elements of argument and composition as you develop your critical-reading and writing skills. You’ll read and analyze fiction and nonfiction works from various periods and write essays with different aims: for example, to explain an idea, argue a point, or persuade your reader of something.
Advanced Placement English IV: “An 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 such smaller-scale elements as the use of figurative language, imagery, symbolism, and tone.” (College Board) Students will take the national Advanced Placement examination in the spring. Those scoring high enough may receive college credit, advanced placement, or the right to waive a required English course in college. For more information about Advanced Placement English 4, including the current exam fee, please visit www.collegeboard.com or www.apcentral.com. Course Code: 3014