English Language Arts

The English curriculum is designed to improve reading, writing, listening, speaking, and thinking skills for students of all abilities. Throughout the curriculum students are introduced to a variety of literature, including novels, short stories, plays, poems, and non-fiction. They are expected to do an extensive amount of writing, including both creative and analytical essays. A variety of elective courses are offered for those students who wish to go beyond the standard departmental requirements or who are interested in exploring specific areas of literature or writing.

Courses offered:

  • English 9
  • English 9 Challenge
  • English 10
  • English 10 Challenge
  • English 11
  • English 11 Challenge
  • Communications 11
  • English 12
  • English 12 Challenge
  • Communications 12
  • Literature 12
  • Yearbook 11
  • Writing 12
  • Transitional ESL 10
  • ESL Literature Skills
  • English 10 First Peoples
  • English 11 First Peoples
  • English 12 First Peoples

Detailed course descriptions can be found in our course guide.