British Literature is a study of literature from England, ranging from Beowulf to the twentieth century. As students study each time period, they will focus on how historical events affected the literature and critically examine the authors' ideas and worldviews with Biblical truth. Students will come away from this class with experience in writing resumes/CVs, college entrance essays, analysis essays, and exploration of texts in different media. Vocabulary building is a yearlong activity.

British Literature is a study of literature from England, ranging from Beowulf to the twentieth century. As students study each time period, they will focus on how historical events affected the literature and critically examine the authors' ideas and worldviews with Biblical truth. Students will come away from this class with experience in writing resumes/CVs, college entrance essays, analysis essays, and exploration of texts in different media. Vocabulary building is a yearlong activity.

English 9 is a multi-genre, literature-based course providing instruction in the following areas: reading comprehension, vocabulary, mechanics and usage, and essay writing. This course exposes students to short stories, dramas, poetry, and novels studying the unique characteristics and literary terms associated with each. Speaking and listening skills will be improved through class discussions, oral assignments, and group work. One research paper will be required.
English 10 builds upon the short story, drama, novel, and poetry genres discussed in English 9 and adds an emphasis on non-fiction. It is based upon a variety of world literature, comparing and contrasting ideas found within different cultures. An emphasis will be made on understanding the rhetorical skills used to construct solid arguments, and students will develop skill in building effective arguments in writing. Emphasis will be placed upon analyzing written material through written essays and class discussion. Vocabulary building is a yearlong activity. One research paper will be required. A written report on one book read outside of class (fiction or non-fiction) will also be required.

Language Arts 7

Language Arts 8