English Department

Students are required to take 4 English credits.  Freshman English and American Literature (Grade 10) are required for all students. Both build skills in the critical reading of major works, in responding to literary and informational texts, and in developing an effective personal writing process. 11th and 12th grade courses can generally be taken in any order.

 

Courses

English Composition & Literature  Mahoney Syllabus
Literacy Lab  Mahoney Syllabus
American Literature & Compostition Wyckoff Syllabus
Modern Expression Wyckoff Syllabus
Voices in Literature  
British Literature  
Humanities Coffey/Thomas Syllabus
Project Workshop Thomas Syllabus
Visual Literacy Thomas Syllabus
Writer's Workshop  
Advanced Writer's Workshop  
AP Literature & Composition Thomas Syllabus

 

 

 IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN... CONSIDER TAKING...
Advanced (College-Level) Reading & Writing Skills  AP Literature & Composition  AP Language & Composition
Writer's Workshop
Challenge in Reading or Writing
The Walden Project
Intermediate (College-Prep) Reading and Writing Skills Voices in Literature
British Literature
Writer's Workshop
The Walden Project
Building Basic Analytic Reading & Writing Skills   Modern Expression
The Relationship of Literature to History and Culture

British Literature
Humanities
The Walden Project

Exploring Beliefs, Values, and Philosophies British Literature
Humanities
The Walden Project
Reading and Discussing Classic Literature  British Literature AP Literature & Composition
The Walden Project
Reading and Discussing a Variety of Texts: Fiction, Non-  Fiction, Short Stories, Essays, Magazine Articles AP Language & Composition
Voices in Literature
Modern Expression
Creative Writing & Developing Your Writing Voice Voices in Literature
Writer's Workshop
Challenge in Reading or Writing
The Walden Project
Analyzing Film, Photography, and Other Visual Media Visual Literacy
Acting, Self-Expression, Public Speaking Modern Expression, Theater Arts (Fine Art credit only)
Allison Mahoney
Extension 239
Karl Steen
Extension 233
Michael Thomas
Extension 240
Chris Wyckoff
Extension 235