|Grade||Honors - Level 1||College Prep - Level 2|
|9||N/A||Literature and Writing|
|10||American Literature Honors||American Literature|
The placement of courses in this chart is what is typical. See the flow chart at the end of the English section to see all of the options.
DHHS requires 4.5 credits of English for graduation.
In every course offered by the English Department the objectives are as follows:
- To improve each student's reading, composition, listening, and speaking skills.
- To foster an appreciation of the printed word and to provide enjoyable reading experiences.
- To encourage independent, clear, and logical thinking.
The English Department offers courses at two levels:
Honors - Level 1 For students who are exceptionally competent in English language and literature - advanced readers, independent learners, self-motivated learners, self-initiated learners, strong writing skills, consistent class preparation.
College Prep - Level 2 For those students prepared to engage in a rigorous language arts program.
Please see your summer reading list for details. The summer reading list can also be found on the web at www.madison.k12.ct.us/summer