English Department Outcomes
As a result of the required course of study in English, students will:
- Use biographical, sociological, religious, economic, and political contexts to accurately interpret meaning in various genres of nonfiction and fiction.
- Analyze the literary techniques used by authors to convey meaning.
- Use literature as a tool for analyzing and interpreting the human experience.
- Fluently communicate ideas in standard English at the levels of sentence, paragraph, and multi-paragraph essay.
- Write competently in various formats: expository, narrative, persuasive, cause and effect, comparison, and contrast.
- Utilize adequate vocabulary and stylistic techniques to enhance writing.
- Gather sources appropriate for research in a specific discipline.
- Correctly paraphrase, quote, and document sources in written reports of research.
- Write research reports in a logical, clear, and technically correct manner.
- Use standard English in spoken responses and formal presentations.
- Speak effectively to one-on-one, small-group, and large-group audiences using appropriate audio-visual aids.
- Organize and formulate oral presentations appropriate to the intended audience, purpose of presentation, time, and content restraints.
Suzanne Mohr, Chair email@example.com
Language Arts 7 Honors Language Arts 7 Read/Write 7 English 9 Honors English 9
Patricia Gonzalez firstname.lastname@example.org
Language Arts 8 Honors Language Arts 8 English 9 Speech (S1) Speech (S2) Speech 8 (D1 & 2)
Karen Murphy email@example.com
English 12 Advanced Creative Writing AP English Literature
Ruth Poole firstname.lastname@example.org
English 11 AP English - D AP English Language
Melchior Perella-Savarese email@example.com
English 10 Honors English 10