Prerequisite: Proficiency placement test or EL English 2 completion
Grade Level: 9-12
Semesters: 2
Credits: 1

This is an English class for English learners who have completed English 2 for EL students or who have a comparable level of English language proficiency. The focus of this class is on strengthening the student’s listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Strong emphasis is placed on reading strategies, literature interpretation and analysis, and writing expository, narrative, and persuasive essays. Students will increase their English skills by stressing the development of abstract vocabulary, expansion of grammar skills, critical reading, and application of writing proficiency.