welcome class of 2019!
Welcome SGHS and to our classrooms! This site will provide you with the necessary resources to make your time in English Honors worthwhile. We understand that transitioning from middle school to high school can be difficult but we hope that you stay motivated, focused, and involved in your academics and extracurriculars.
Students enrolling in this course should expect to be held accountable for a variety of advanced readings, analysis of complex ideas, and different types of assessments. Excellent time‐management, organizational, and study skills are vital to student success in this course.
You will be expected to:
Course description :
This course gives you an introductory overview of both classical and modern literature as well as exposure to various non-fiction texts. Throughout the year we will survey novels, short stories, poetry, non-fiction texts, and plays. We will develop our critical thinking skills through research, discussion, analysis, and daily writing assignments. This course will focus heavily on reading, writing, and analyzing, and will require a substantial amount of daily homework and participation on your behalf. Class will be a mixture of lessons, collaborative activities, and independent work.