English

AP English Language and Composition

The AP English Language and Composition course examines a variety of texts, including speeches, essays, plays, and works of literature; however, nonfiction text is the main veh…

AP English Literature and Composition

The course is the advanced study of composition and literature for those students with the ability and interest in an accelerated English program. Various types of literature a…

Creative Writing 1 (Fall), 2 (Spring)

1 semester each, 1/2 credit each Recommendations: This course may be taken in the fall or the spring, or as a year-long course. Students do not have to take Creative Writing I b…

English 10

The curriculum for English 10 includes the study of English grammar, composition, literature, and vocabulary. Students take weekly vocabulary tests throughout the year. Addi…

English 11

This 11th grade course is a study of grammar, composition, and American literature. The major focus is a detailed survey of significant American authors. All major movements a…

English 12

As the final preparatory English class before college, English 12 focuses on reading critically, developing an extensive vocabulary, and honing writing skills according to col…

English 6

Areas of concentration are in reading, writing, language, and vocabulary. In the fall, the focus is on fiction with meaningful lessons that engage students through a novel study…

English 7

Areas of concentration are reading, writing, language, and vocabulary. In the fall, focus is on short stories and a novel study. Students write informational and narrative essay…

English 8

Areas of concentration are reading, writing, language, and vocabulary. In the fall, focus is on building language skills as well as reading short stories. In addition, stude…

English 9

This college-prep class will cover advanced grammar and composition and is designed to prepare students for writing expectations at GAC and beyond. Focused units will move…

English as a Second Language

This course focuses on fundamental grammar, common vocabulary, introduction to reading skills in English, and conversation practice. Students will be introduced to target gramma…

Making Sense of Short Stories

Using short stories/selections from different genres, students will gain deeper practice in understanding what they read. They will learn explicitly taught strategies and multid…
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