English

Our junior high students study integrated language arts courses in which they:

- read and respond to literature--both fiction and nonfiction
- experience all stages of the writing process
      - brainstorming
      - rough draft
      - revising
      - editing
      - final draft
- prepare and make oral presentations
- learn and practice research skills
- develop basic grammar/writing/spelling skills
- work on developing vocabulary


All classes meet the California English-Language Content Standards for California Public Schools for Grades 6-8.