English II: Honors
English II Honors
This course is designed for the accelerated Sophomore English student.  The course presents an in-depth study of the elements of early American literature and literary genres, including short stories, poetry, novels and drama. In addition, the course features a focus on challenging nonfiction and informational texts.  Students are regularly required to engage with assigned text selections independently. The writing focus provides extensive practice in argument writing as well as narrative and expository writing.  Students in English 2 Honors are expected to possess a mastery of the conventions of grammar, usage, and mechanics at, or above, grade level


Grading Percentages
Major Assessments: 55%
Minor Assessments: 30%
Class Participation: 10%
Homework: 5%