English 10


College Prep English 10


English 10 is a college preparatory course that will prepare students for college and career readiness.  In this course, students will be expected to actively engage in a curriculum that is aligned with the Common Core State Standards.  Students will read fiction and nonfiction, engage in short and long-term projects, learn the fundamentals of research-based writing, and improve their vocabulary, grammar, writing, communication, and literary analysis skills.


A few examples of core texts that students can expect to read are:


The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Lord of the Flies by Willaim Golding

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare


Honors English 10


Honors English 10 is an advanced survey course in world literature, designed for top-level sophomores who anticipate taking advanced placement classes in their junior and senior years. In addition to the required reading, students will work on improving analytical and evaluative writing skills through a series of composition assignments, including on-demand essays. This course also includes extensive SAT vocabulary development, grammar units, oral reports, and outside reading.


The summer reading assignment can be found HERE.