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Hopewell Academy English/Language Arts

Hopewell Academy follows North Carolina Standards for English classes. Students who either excel at or need support with the aspects of English language skills are offered targeted options, support, and acceleration throughout their program of study.  Hopewell Academy’s English courses work to develop well-rounded individuals with advanced proficiency in all aspects of the English language including reading, writing, speaking, critical thinking, comprehension, and listening skills while also improving overall vocabulary and grammar knowledge plus study skills.

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Middle School Courses

Middle School Language Arts courses feature strong writing, critical thinking, reading comprehension, and listening components with additional emphasis on vocabulary and grammar building, speaking skills, and daily homework plus  study skills. Students also complete a variety of activities, projects, and presentations. The goal is to develop a well-rounded, dimensional English background which each student will use in all of his or her high school academics.

  • Language Arts 6
  • Language Arts 7
  • Language Arts 8

High School Courses

All of the high school English courses combine extensive composition and literature survey elements which build and expand on previously learned skills and knowledge. The content also stresses and individualizes vocabulary building, listening, reading comprehension, critical thinking, speaking skills, grammar, and daily homework plus organization and study skills. The goal is to prepare students for their future paths, including the rigors of college and university work.

  • English I:  World Literature 
  • English II:  Expanded World Literature, Composition, and Writing
  • English III:  American Literature
  • English IV:  British Literature                      

Advanced Placement English Courses   

  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP English Language and Composition

English Electives

  • Survey of Advanced Placement Novels
  • World Survey of Writers Through the Ages
  • Historical Reading Survey
  • Writing Across Literary Genres
  • Creative Writing
  • Poetry
  • Writing and Speaking Performance
  • Book Analysis Through Discussion