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English 1

             

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this course is to provide English 1 students, using texts of high complexity, integrated language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language for college and career preparation and readiness.

English Honors 1

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this course is to provide grade 9 students, using texts of high complexity, advanced integrated language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language for college and career preparation and readiness.

 

English 2              

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this course is to provide grade 10 students, using texts of high complexity, integrated language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language for college and career preparation and readiness.

English Honors 2

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this course is to provide grade 10 students, using texts of high complexity, advanced integrated language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language in preparation for college and career readiness.

 

English 3   

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this course is to provide grade 11 students, using texts of high complexity, integrated language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language for college and career preparation and readiness.

English Honors 3

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this course is to provide grade 11 students, using texts of high complexity, advanced integrated language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language in preparation for college and career readiness.

English 4: Florida College Prep

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

This course incorporates reading and writing study through writing a variety of informative texts using grade-level writing craft and through the in-depth reading and analysis of informational selections in order to develop critical reading and writing skills necessary for success in college courses. This course prepares students for successful completion of Florida college English courses. The benchmarks reflect the Florida Postsecondary Readiness Competencies necessary for entry-level college courses.

English Honors 4

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this course is to provide grade 12 students, using texts of high complexity, advanced integrated language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language for college and career preparation and readiness.

 

Advanced Placement English Language and Composition

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The AP English Language and Composition course aligns to an introductory college-level rhetoric and writing curriculum, which requires students to develop evidence-based analytic and argumentative essays that proceed through several stages or drafts. Students evaluate, synthesize, and cite research to support their arguments. Throughout the course, students develop a personal style by making appropriate grammatical choices. Additionally, students read and analyze the rhetorical elements and their effect s in non-fiction texts, including graphic images as forms of text, from many disciplines and historical periods.

 

Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The AP English Literature and Composition course aligns to an introductory college-level literary analysis course. The course engages students in the close reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature to deepen their understanding of the ways writers use language to provide both meaning and pleasure. As they read, students consider assignment s include expository, analytical, and argumentative essays that require students to analyze and interpret literary works.

 

International Baccalaureate English Literature 3

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this Pre-IB course is to prepare students for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP). As such, this course will provide academic rigor and relevance through a comprehensive curriculum based on the standards taught with reference to the unique facets of the IB. These facet s include interrelatedness of subject areas, a holistic view of knowledge, intercultural awareness, embracing international issues, and communication as fundamental to learning. Instructional design must provide students with values and opportunities that enable them to develop respect for others and an appreciation of similarities and differences. Learning how to learn and how to critically evaluate information is as important as the content of the disciplines themselves.

 

International Baccalaureate English Literature 4

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this Pre-IB course is to prepare students for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP). As such, this course will provide academic rigor and relevance through a comprehensive curriculum based on the standards taught with reference to the unique facets of the IB. These facet s include interrelatedness of subject areas, a holistic view of knowledge, intercultural awareness, embracing international issues, and communication as fundamental to learning. Instructional design must provide students with values and opportunities that enable them to develop respect for others and an appreciation of similarities and differences. Learning how to learn and how to critically evaluate information is as important as the content of the disciplines themselves.

 

International Baccalaureate Mid Yrs Prog English 1

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

 

International Baccalaureate  Mid Yrs Prog English 2

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

 

English 1 Through ESOL

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this course is to enable students who are native speakers of languages other than English to develop proficient listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the English language. Emphasis will be on acquisition of integrated English communication skills in a wide range of content and activities using texts of high complexity to ensure college and career preparation and readiness.

 

English 2 Through ESOL

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this course is to enable students who are native speakers of languages other than English to develop proficient listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the English language. Emphasis will be on acquisition of integrated English communication skills in a wide range of content and activities using texts of high complexity to ensure college and career preparation and readiness.

 

English 3 Through ESOL

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this course is to enable students who are native speakers of languages other than English to develop proficient listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the English language. Emphasis will be on acquisition of integrated English communication skills in a wide range of content and activities using texts of high complexity to ensure college and career preparation and readiness.

 

Developmental Language Arts Through ESOL

Length: Multiple               Credits: Multiple

The purpose of this course is to provide students who are native speakers of languages other than English instruction enabling students to accelerate the development of reading, writing, listening, speaking and language skills and to strengthen these skills so they are able to successfully read and comprehend grade level text independently. Inst ruction emphasizes reading comprehension and vocabulary through the use of a variety of literary and informational texts encompassing a broad range of text structures, genres, and levels of complexity. Texts used for instruction focus on a wide range of topics, including content-area information, in order to support students in meeting the knowledge demands of increasingly complex text.

 

Developmental Language Arts ESOL (Reading)

Length: Multiple               Credits: Multiple

 

English 4 Through ESOL

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0         Area: EN

The purpose of this course is to enable students who are native speakers of languages other than English to develop proficient listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the English language. Emphasis will be on acquisition of integrated English communication skills in a wide range of content and activities using texts of high complexity to ensure college and career preparation and readiness.

Journalism 1

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0

The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop fundamental skills in the production of journalism across print, multimedia, web, and broadcast / radio platforms and to develop knowledge of journalism history, ethics use, and management techniques related to the production of journalistic media.

Journalism 5 Honors

Length: FY           Credits: 1.0

The purpose of this course is to perform advanced skills in the production of journalism across print, multimedia, web, and broadcast / radio platforms and to develop advanced knowledge of journalism history, ethics use, and management techniques related to the production of journalistic media.

 

Intensive Reading

Length: Multiple               Credits: Multiple

The purpose of this course is to provide instruction that enables students to accelerate e the development of reading and writing skills and to strengthen those skills so they are able to successfully read and write grade level text independently. Instruction emphasizes reading comprehension, writing fluency, and vocabulary study through the use of a variety of literary and informational texts encompassing a broad range of text structures, genres, and levels of complexity. Texts used for instruction focus on a wide range of topics, including content-area information, in order to support students in meeting the knowledge demands of increasingly complex text. Students enrolled in the course will engage in interactive text-based discussion, question generation, and research opportunities. They will write in response to reading and cite evidence when answering text dependent questions orally and in writing. The course provides extensive opportunities for students to collaborate with their peers. Scaffolding is provided as necessary as students engage in reading and writing increasingly complex text and is removed as the reading and writing abilities of students improve over time.