Honors English 1


The Pre-AP Honors English 1 course is designed to engage students in becoming skilled readers of various genres. The text written represents a variety of periods, disciplines, and rhetorical contexts. Students will also be engaged in becoming skilled writers who compose for a variety of purposes. Students will be challenged to not only recognize rhetorical conventions but also be able to use them as well through their own reading and writing.  Students will become aware of the way generic conventions and the resources of language contribute to effectiveness in writing. The Pre-AP Honors English 1 course is an advanced course designed to prepare students for Pre-AP Honors English 2, AP Language and Composition as well as AP Literature and Composition. This course will give students a head start on advanced study skills while preparing them for more rigorous courses in high school and beyond.