English Language Arts
The aim of English language arts is to enable each student to understand and appreciate language, and to use it confidently and competently in a variety of situations for communication, personal satisfaction and learning.
Specialized Course Descriptions
English 20-1 (STEM)
This course covers the regular English 20-1 curriculum with a focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Chosen texts will contain elements of science, science fiction, and nonfiction. There will be opportunities for research, writing, and presentation in STEM fields.
English 30-1 (Pop Culture)
This class allows students to earn their English 30-1 credit, but with a focus on building communication skills using varied multimedia forms. Students will also study the context of contemporary works and pop culture phenomena using a number of theoretical lenses. There will be opportunities to showcase student learning in varied ways.
Creative Writing and Publishing 15/25/35
This course is an option course. It does not replace the standard English course pathway.