Northwestern Regional School District No. 7

English Department

English Department Staff

During their four years in high school students in the English department will learn to:

  • read, write, speak, listen, and view to construct meaning from varied texts;
  • read and respond thoughtfully to written, oral, and visual texts;
  • speak and write English proficiently;
  • use language arts to create written, oral, and visual texts;
  • choose and apply appropriate strategies that enhance fluent and proficient communications;
  • understand and appreciate texts from many historical periods and cultures;
  • employ the language arts for lifelong learning, work, and enjoyment.

English courses are presented on three levels:

Level 1

AP and honors courses designed for students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in English. Demonstrated achievement and instructor recommendation are prerequisites to enrollment.

Level 2

Courses which require demonstration of higher level thinking skills, stress the ability to work independently and are the upper level of a course sequence.

Level 3

Courses designed at a grade-appropriate level that require students to utilize study habits, demonstrate organization, and complete assignments and other course requirements.

Courses Offered:

  • English I G
  • English II G
  • English III G
  • English I C
  • English II C
  • English III C
  • English I H
  • English II H
  • English III H
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • Senior Seminar
  • AP Literature and Composition
  • Writing Workshop
  • Speech
  • Journalism and Media Literacy
  • Short Fiction
  • Literature through Film
  • Shakespeare Seminar
  • World Literature
  • Poetry Seminar

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