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Course Descriptions - Junior High » English Department

English Department

  • English 7 will deal with the application of the English language in essay writing, speech, reading and listening comprehension. Grammar and mechanics are daily priorities and will build a base for essay writing. Literary studies will include short stories, mythology, the novel, non-fiction, poetry, and drama. Biblical integration will be purposeful through applying biblical principles to the situations and behaviors studied through literature, as exemplified in Christian study guides, identification of biblical themes in literature, and through student and teacher discussion.
  • English 8 Students will build a solid language base in order to write well organized essays. Vocabulary is studied through literature as well as the Power Plus program that continues in high school. Literary studies will include short stories, the novel, non-fiction, poetry, and drama. Biblical integration will be purposeful through applying biblical principles to the situations and behaviors studied through literature, as exemplified in Christian study guides, identification of biblical themes in literature, and through student and teacher discussion.