English Department


English Teachers
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Teachers
Susan Bankston – English II, Resource and English III, Resource

Scott Becker – English III, on-level; English III, honors; and English IV, AP

Mary Beth Buckley – English IV, on-level; English IV, honors
Stephanie Gomez- English I, Resource, US History
Nici Huval – English II, honors; English III, AP
Jessica Lee – English I, on-level; Business English
Lindsey Mercante – English II, on-level, Speech I, TV Prod.
Julie Ochoa – English II, on-level
Lynne Overmier – English III, on-level
Cassie Rogers – English I, gifted; English II, gifted; English III, gifted; English IV, gifted
Kelly Roberts – English II, on-level; English III, on-level
Sarah Walters – English I, on-level; English I, honors
Stella Wood – English III, on-level; English IV, DE 101 and DE 102, Chair

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English 1...Grade 9- 1 year required. A required course course that concentrates on writing process and the development of composition skills.

English 2...Grade 10- 1 year required. Students receive instruction in the following areas: survey of world literature. paragraph development with literary devices and extended themes. An outside novel must be purchased.

English 2... (honors) Prerequisite: Must have an acceptable grade in English 1 Honors. Grade 10- 1 year. See the course syllabus in the honors course guide. The student must be recommended for this course which goes into greater depth than the average classed. Writing, stressing requirements above Minimum Standards, and reading for comprehension are emphasized.

English 3... Grades 11-12 1- year required. Students receive instruction in the following areas: survey of American Literature, research paper and genre writing. An outside must be purchased.

English 3...(honors) Grade 11  1- year. Prerequisite: Must have an acceptable grade in English 2 Honors. The college bound student must be recommended for this course which goes into greater depth than the average classes. Writing and reading for comprehension and analytical purposes are emphasized. Outside novel must be purchased.

English 4... Grade 12- 1 year required or 1 year of Senior Applications. The course includes works of British and world authors. Also included is the development of an original thesis by research methods. An outside novel must be purchased.

English 4...(honors) Grade 12- 1 year. Prerequisite: Must have maintained an overall 'c' average in English 3 Honors. The college bound student must be recommended for this course which goes into greater depth than the average classes. Writing and reading for comprehension and analytical purposes are emphasized. Outside novels must be purchased.

English 4...(ap) Grade 12- 1 year. Prerequisite: Admission is by application. Areas considered are grade point average, ACT scores, and teacher recommendations. A commitment to academic achievement and an agreement to the time requirements of the course are essential for acceptance. In an advanced placement course in English literature and composition, students are involved in both the study and practice of writing and the study of British and world literature.

English 4/College Eng...Grade 12 - 1 year. Prerequisite Admission requires a minimum of 17 in the English section of the ACT. This course is designed to help students improve their reading, writing, critical thinking, and revision skills. Throughout the semester, students produce several sustained and developed pieces of writing. To receive credit for English 101, students must submit portfolios of writing evaluated as a 'PASS' by  Southeastern Louisiana graders. The students are required to pay a minimum fee for tuition an book rental.

English as a Second Language I, II, III, and IV...Grades 9-12.

Business English

Grade (11-12)
Course Number:  120336

Credit:  1.0
Prerequisite: English I, English II
Students will enhance written and verbal communication skills that are essential to success in business organizations and industry. Students are expected to read, comprehend, interpret, and analyze literary and informational texts and to create and publish documents such as reports, essays, letters, commercials, and technical manuals. Students study rhetorical devices and persuasive techniques and apply research skills to identify a successful career path.


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