English Language Arts 09

The focus of this course is the production of clear spoken and written language.
The study of grammar emphasizes correct sentence structure, usage, and mechanics. The students learn to create a more mature writing style, practicing description, narration, and exposition. Short stories, novels, non-fiction, poetry, and drama are studied as examples of superior writing and as a means to motivate personal exploration. Literary analysis focuses on characterization, plot, and symbol.