English 9 Advanced Curriculum

ENGLISH 9 ADVANCED CURRICULUM: This course is for those freshmen who demonstrate superior ability and curiosity about the world and their relationship to it.  By progressing through a differentiated, more advanced curriculum, these students will have mastered the basic skills in the language arts program as well as the skills in the honors curriculum.  Students will learn and use critical and creative thinking processes.  They will become self-directed learners through group and independent activities culminating in the completion of original products.  Students will also participate in activities designed to help them explore how man achieves growth through interpersonal relationships.


Length: Year

Offered: Fall/Spring

Number of Periods per Semester: One


Grade Level: 9

Course Prerequisites: None


Application: None

Tryout : None

Counselor Approval Required: Yes, through the honors placement process.  



Dual Credit: No

WeightedYes, Half Point


Diploma Path:  Fulfills an English/Language Arts requirement for all diplomas. 

Quantitative Reasoning: No