NCHS English Department - Ms. Emily Hernberg
HONORS SOPHOMORE ENGLISH
Duration: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: Application & Department SelectionCredit: 0.5 per semester
Students can meet the Graduation Standard for Writing in this course.
This honors level course will focus on research and writing as well as an intensive study of literature organized around specific themes. Selected literature will include content covered in the required course but explorations will be much more extensive. Students will be expected to refine their writing and literary analysis skills and complete a research project. The pace is rigorous and there will be numerous writing assignments designed to promote the development of a personal writing style. Students should anticipate some writing and reading each night. Portfolio assessment of writing occurs in May.