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.
Melissa Valadez, Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
English 10 Honors English 10
Tracy Buchanan email@example.com
English 9 Honors English 9 Speech Communications
Avy Jaimes-Torres firstname.lastname@example.org
English 12 AP English Literature
Stephanie Machinena email@example.com
Language Arts 8 Foundational Language Arts 8 Honors Language Arts Speech Communications
Suzanne Mohr firstname.lastname@example.org
Foundational Language Arts 7 Language Arts 7 Honors Language Arts 7 Writing Enrichment
Karen Murphy email@example.com
AP English Language & AP English Literature Foundational English 9 Writing Enrichment Writing Laboratory Speech
Chelsea Ramos firstname.lastname@example.org
English 11 Creative Writing
Rey Rosas email@example.com