Course Description:

In the English 2H course emphasis is placed on analyzing works of literature from various genres with mature understanding, and then justifying opinions about the literature in well-organized argumentative, expository, or narrative essays. Mastery of the fundamentals of thesis formation, organization, development and logic in written composition is stressed. Students also must participate extensively in class discussions and activities and select and report on independent reading each quarter.

Unit Structure:

English 2H is organized into 4 units, 1 per quarter.  Each unit focuses on a different theme and includes work in reading literature and informational texts, writing, and language skills.  

Common Assessments:
Students are assessed commonly in reading, writing, and language skills each quarter.  Quarters 1 and 3 are formative assessments to determine strengths and weaknesses.  Quarters 2 and 4 culminate in common summative assessments.

Curriculum Documents:
E2H-Quarter 1.pdf
 E2H-Quarter 2.pdf
 E2H-Quarter 3.pdf
 E2H-Quarter 4.pdf