English

English 1A

Grade Level: 9

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: None

This course emphasizes the use of composition to expand writing, comprehension, and communication skills. Students edit their work for errors in sentence structure, usage, mechanics, and spelling. They study various genres and writing styles. They also engage in research processes and recognize various documentation techniques.
Part A is followed by Part B, then the End of Course Exam (EOC). Content from both parts will be covered on the EOC.

English 1B

Grade Level: 9

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English 1A

This is the continuation of English 1 A and culminates with the state mandated End of Course Examination which counts 20% of the grade. This course emphasizes the use of composition to expand writing, comprehension, and communication skills. Students edit their work for errors in sentence structure, usage, mechanics, and spelling. They study various genres and writing styles. They also engage in research processes and recognize various documentation techniques.

English Honors 1A

Grade Level: 9

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: Recommendation of School Counselor

English Honors 1A requires students to complete lessons that meet all SC English standards plus additional lessons and projects beyond the state requirements. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and the affiliated elevated grade point average.
This course emphasizes the use of composition to expand writing, comprehension, and communication skills. Students edit their work for errors in sentence structure, usage, mechanics, and spelling. They study various genres and writing styles. They also engage in research processes and recognize various documentation techniques.
Part A is followed by Part B, then the End of Course Exam (EOC). Content from both parts will be covered on the EOC.

English Honors 1B

Grade Level: 9

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English 1A , Recommendation of School Counselor

English Honors 1B requires students to complete lessons that meet all SC English standards plus additional lessons and projects beyond the state requirements. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and the affiliated elevated grade point average.

This is the continuation of English 1 and culminates with the state mandated End of Course Examination. This course emphasizes the use of composition to expand writing, comprehension, and communication skills. Students edit their work for errors in sentence structure, usage, mechanics, and spelling. They study various genres and writing styles. They also engage in research processes and recognize various documentation techniques.

English 2A

Grade Level: 10

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English 1A, 1B or English 1

This course emphasizes research and response composition. Students write two response essays, one to a speech given by a professional speaker, and the second to a work of literature. Their responses should indicate that they comprehend what is being said and how it is being said. The work also allows students to demonstrate that they may add their own voices to others’ conversations.

Students then learn to construct research essays with an emphasis on using a variety of source material. They learn how to engage in research processes and how to evaluate the sources so that they may discriminate between good and poor choices. Moreover, students add the researched material to their work in order to craft a well-organized and well-argued essay. Finally, they learn how to incorporate their research into their essays using and recognizing various documentation techniques. Students also practice their proofreading and editing skills, looking for and correcting errors in sentence structure, grammar, mechanics, and spelling. Finally, they practice revising for organization, clarity, and word choices.

English 2B

Grade Level: 10

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English 1A, 1B and English 2A or English 1

This course is the continuation English 2A, and emphasizes research and response composition. Students write two response essays, one to a speech given by a professional speaker, and the second to a work of literature. Their responses should indicate that they comprehend what is being said and how it is being said. The work also allows students to demonstrate that they may add their own voices to others’ conversations.

Students then learn to construct research essays with an emphasis on using a variety of source material. They learn how to engage in research processes and how to evaluate the sources so that they may discriminate between good and poor choices. Moreover, students add the researched material to their work in order to craft a well-organized and well-argued essay. Finally, they learn how to incorporate their research into their essays using and recognizing various documentation techniques. Students also practice their proofreading and editing skills, looking for and correcting errors in sentence structure, grammar, mechanics, and spelling. Finally they practice revising for organization, clarity, and word choices.

English Honors 2A

Grade Level: 10

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English Honors 1A, 1B or English Honors 1, or Recommendation of School Counselor

English Honors 2A requires students to complete lessons that meet all SC English standards plus additional lessons and projects beyond the state requirements. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and the affiliated elevated grade point average.

This course emphasizes research and response composition. Students write two response essays, one to a speech given by a professional speaker, and the second to a work of literature. Their responses should indicate that they comprehend what is being said and how it is being said. The work also allows students to demonstrate that they may add their own voices to others’ conversations.

Students then learn to construct research essays with an emphasis on using a variety of source material. They learn how to engage in research processes and how to evaluate the sources so that they may discriminate between good and poor choices. Moreover, students add the researched material to their work in order to craft a well-organized and well-argued essay. Finally, they learn how to incorporate their research into their essays using and recognizing various documentation techniques. Students also practice their proofreading and editing skills, looking for and correcting errors in sentence structure, grammar, mechanics, and spelling. Finally they practice revising for organization, clarity, and word choices.

English Honors 2B

Grade Level: 10

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English Honors 1A, 1B and English Honors 2A, or Recommendation of School Counselor

English Honors 2B requires students to complete lessons that meet all SC English standards plus additional lessons and projects beyond the state requirements. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and the affiliated elevated grade point average.

This course is the continuation English Honors 2A, and emphasizes research and response composition. Students write two response essays, one to a speech given by a professional speaker, and the second to a work of literature. Their responses should indicate that they comprehend what is being said and how it is being said. The work also allows students to demonstrate that they may add their own voices to others’ conversations.

Students then learn to construct research essays with an emphasis on using a variety of source material. They learn how to engage in research processes and how to evaluate the sources so that they may discriminate between good and poor choices. Moreover, students add the researched material to their work in order to craft a well-organized and well-argued essay. Finally, they learn how to incorporate their research into their essays using and recognizing various documentation techniques. Students also practice their proofreading and editing skills, looking for and correcting errors in sentence structure, grammar, mechanics, and spelling. Finally they practice revising for organization, clarity, and word choices.

English 3A

Grade Level: 11

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English 1A, 1B, English 2A, 2B, or English 1, and English 2

Students will refine and enhance their foundation in literature and the writing process through academic mastery. Throughout the course the ability to think, listen and write logically will be the primary focus as well as school-to-career experiences, including college entrance exam preparation. This course will emphasize proper grammar and mechanics while developing the writing process. Students will be asked to implement research and writing skills throughout the curriculum. As well as adapt and evaluate literature.

English 3B

Grade Level: 11

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English 1A, 1B, English 2A, 2B, or English 1, and English 2

This course is the continuation of English 3A. Students will refine and enhance their foundation in literature and the writing process through academic mastery. Throughout the course the ability to think, listen and write logically will be the primary focus as well as school-to-career experiences, including college entrance exam preparation. This course will emphasize proper grammar and mechanics while developing the writing process. Students will be asked to implement research and writing skills throughout the curriculum. As well as adapt and evaluate literature.

English Honors 3A

Grade Level: 11

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English 1A, 1B, English 2A, 2B, or English 1, and English 2, Recommendation of School

English Honors 3A requires students to complete lessons that meet all SC English standards plus additional lessons and projects beyond the state requirements. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and the affiliated elevated grade point average.

Students will refine and enhance their foundation in literature and the writing process through academic mastery. Throughout the course the ability to think, listen and write logically will be the primary focus as well as school-to-career experiences, including college entrance exam preparation. This course will emphasize proper grammar and mechanics while developing the writing process. Students will be asked to implement research and writing skills throughout the curriculum. As well as adapt and evaluate literature.

English Honors 3B

Grade Level: 11

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: English 1A, 1B, English 2A, 2B, or English , Recommendation of School Counselor

English Honors 3B requires students to complete lessons that meet all SC English standards plus additional lessons and projects beyond the state requirements. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and the affiliated elevated grade point average.

This course is the continuation of English 3A. Students will refine and enhance their foundation in literature and the writing process through academic mastery. Throughout the course the ability to think, listen and write logically will be the primary focus as well as school-to-career experiences, including college entrance exam preparation. This course will emphasize proper grammar and mechanics while developing the writing process. Students will be asked to implement research and writing skills throughout the curriculum. As well as adapt and evaluate literature.

English 4A

Grade Level: 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English 1A, 1B, English 2A, 2B, English 3A, 3B, or English 1, 2, 3

The course focuses on the reading and analysis of classic literature, development of writing skills, expansion of vocabulary, and enhancement of critical thinking skills. Students are exposed to the different genres through both reading and writing. It emphasizes essay writing in different styles and for different audiences to establish good writing skills. Students edit their work for content and for errors in sentence structure, usage, mechanics, and spelling. They read and critique a variety of canonical works, and they also critique works of their own choosing, as well as studying works across different genres. They engage in research processes and recognize various documentation techniques. By the end of the course, students will have improved their reading, writing, research, critical thinking, and communication skills.

English 4B

Grade Level: 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English 1A, 1B, English 2A, 2B, English 3A, 3B, English 4A or English 1, 2, 3

The course is the continuation of English 4A and focuses on the reading and analysis of classic literature, development of writing skills, expansion of vocabulary, and enhancement of critical thinking skills. Students are exposed to the different genres through both reading and writing. It emphasizes essay writing in different styles and for different audiences to establish good writing skills. Students edit their work for content and for errors in sentence structure, usage, mechanics, and spelling. They read and critique a variety of canonical works, and they also critique works of their own choosing, as well as studying works across different genres. They engage in research processes and recognize various documentation techniques. By the end of the course, students will have improved their reading, writing, research, critical thinking, and communication skills.

English Honors 4A

Grade Level: 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English 1A, 1B, English 2A, 2B, English 3A, 3B, or English 1, 2, 3, Recommendation of School Counselor

English Honors 4A requires students to complete lessons that meet all SC English standards plus additional lessons and projects beyond the state requirements. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and the affiliated elevated grade point average.

The course focuses on the reading and analysis of classic literature, development of writing skills, expansion of vocabulary, and enhancement of critical thinking skills. Students are exposed to the different genres through both reading and writing. It emphasizes essay writing in different styles and for different audiences to establish good writing skills. Students edit their work for content and for errors in sentence structure, usage, mechanics, and spelling. They read and critique a variety of canonical works, and they also critique works of their own choosing, as well as studying works across different genres. They engage in research processes and recognize various documentation techniques. By the end of the course, students will have improved their reading, writing, research, critical thinking, and communication skills.

English Honors 4B

Grade Level: 12

Credit: 0.5

Prerequisite: English 1A, 1B, English 2A, 2B, English 3A, 3B, English 4A or English 1, 2, 3, Recommendation of School Counselor

English Honors 4B requires students to complete lessons that meet all SC English standards plus additional lessons and projects beyond the state requirements. Students completing this challenging course will earn honors credit and the affiliated elevated grade point average.

The course is the continuation of English 4A and focuses on the reading and analysis of classic literature, development of writing skills, expansion of vocabulary, and enhancement of critical thinking skills. Students are exposed to the different genres through both reading and writing. It emphasizes essay writing in different styles and for different audiences to establish good writing skills. Students edit their work for content and for errors in sentence structure, usage, mechanics, and spelling. They read and critique a variety of canonical works, and they also critique works of their own choosing, as well as studying works across different genres. They engage in research processes and recognize various documentation techniques. By the end of the course, students will have improved their reading, writing, research, critical thinking, and communication skills.