English 9 A & B

Two Terms          Grades 9, 10, 11, 12                      Required

In English 9, students will enhance their reading, writing, and communication skills. They will also expand their vocabulary and knowledge of grammar and punctuation. Students will read and analyze short stories, poetry, class novels, and other texts. This course takes students through literary and informational texts that explore how individuals are affected by their choices, journeys, and interactions with others. In addition to reading and analyzing, students will write multiple 5-paragraph essays and give speeches and presentations. English 9 serves as the foundation for all Communication Arts classes at WHS.