English Language Arts

Course NameGrade LevelCreditsTotal Minutes
of Instruction
English I9, 10, 11, 125.03600
English II9, 10, 11, 125.03600
English III9, 10, 11, 125.03600
English IV 9, 10, 11, 12 5.0 3600
Creative Writing9, 10, 11, 125.03600
Writing As Process 9, 10, 11, 12 5.0 3600
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English I

The English I course introduces students to the major genres of novels, short stories, drama, and poetry. With literature chosen from around the world, the course emphasizes an intercultural theme as the students approach the headings. Using these materials as a starting point, students will learn composition, reading comprehension, and analytic thinking, as well as develop initiative, creativity, and management skills through long term projects.

English I Course Costs

Accelerated: $500.00 Credit Recovery: $300.00

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English II

The English III course is an advanced survey of American literature. The curriculum will concentrate on the major novels, plays and poetry of American literature. The students will study the subtle and complex artistry of the works. Moreover, the students will use this material to develop research, advanced writing, and speaking and presentation skills.

English II Course Costs

Accelerated: $500.00 Credit Recovery: $300.00

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English III

The English III course is an advanced survey of American literature. The curriculum will concentrate on the major novels, plays and poetry of American literature. The students will study the subtle and complex artistry of the works. Moreover, the students will use this material to develop research, advanced writing, and speaking and presentation skills.

English III Course Costs

Accelerated: $500.00 Credit Recovery: $300.00

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English IV

The curriculum English IV concentrates on the major novels, plays and poetry of British literature. The students will study the development of British literature and the corresponding social and historical movements of Great Britain. The scope of the curriculum will cover the time period from the Battle of Hastings to the modern day. Students will use the literature as a starting point for enhancing their reading, writing, speaking, listening, viewing and critical thinking skills.

English IV Course Costs

Accelerated: $500.00 Credit Recovery: $300.00

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Creative Writing

The Creative Writing course is an introduction to the art of writing in the three major genres of prose, poetry and drama. Through reading examples of great literature, an overview of literary history, technique exercises and group sharing, students learn to create works of varied styles and numerous topics. The three steps of the writing process, prewriting, writing, and revising are emphasized in the students’ personal work as they learn to write as professional authors do.

Creative Writing Course Costs

Accelerated: $500.00 Credit Recovery: $300.00

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Writing As Process

The Writing As Process course is designed to enable students to think before they write, and by sharing their writing with their peers, they will be able to refine their writing. In this one semester course, students will be exposed, not only to the various styles of writing through heuristics, but they will also be schooled in proper paragraphing, punctuation, and the myriad of sentence patterns. Due to the nature of this course, the instructor will have great flexibility in selecting from the numerous exercises available to enhance the students’ writing.

Writing As Process Course Costs

Accelerated: $500.00 Credit Recovery: $300.00

Contact Information

Vincent Tripodi
Online Education Coordinator
Email: vtripodi@hcstonline.org
Phone: +1.201.662.6570