Honors English guidelines
This course is similar to Freshman English, but the pace of the course is accelerated and more material is covered in greater depth. Students are expected to (1) read challenging literature with understanding and insight, (2) write thoughtful, structured and error-free compositions, and (3) speak clearly and fluently in formal oratorical situations. Students who register for this course should read well-above grade level and be proficient writers and speakers. In addition, students in this course are expected to demonstrate insight, higher thinking abilities, creativity and intrinsic motivation. Students should have a strong desire to learn and go well beyond the minimum requirements.