English 12A is designed for students who need extra help with their English communication skills. The emphasis will be on developing strong reading and writing skills. To that end, students will read a variety of texts from a variety of genre. Students will learn critical reading strategies including Marking the Text and Writing in the Margins. Additionally, the class will focus on organizational skills such as two column notes system of studying. Some topics of inquiry are current events, career investigation,
Students are expected to maintain a notebook with tabs for:
This class meets the minimum requirements for graduation. Students who plan to go to college are encouraged to take English 12B. English 12A does not meet college A-G requirements.
Students are expected to check the online gradebook for assignments at least twice per week. Click here for a link .
Students are expected to behave like young adults and be responsible. Additionally, these are specific rules which apply to the class.