ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

Roar 2020-2021

Volume X Issue V

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OUR PROGRAMS

OUR PROGRAMS

The WCHS English/Language Arts Department offers a variety of electives to foster and promote deeper study and a love of reading and writing.

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STUDENT MEDIA AND PUBLICATIONS

Journalism

  • History and Law of Journalism

  • Fundamentals of writing for Print Media

  • The Tech and Software of Journalism

The Roar

  • Print Journalism Focused

  • Provide Compelling Content

  • Design and Create WCHS’s The Roar

Yearbook

  • Photojournalism Focused

  • Document WCHS Events

  • Design and Create WCHS Yearbook

CORE CURRICULUM

English 9

English 9 

English 9, an integrated English course based on the Indiana Academic Standards for English/Language Arts in Grades 9-10, is a study of language, literature, composition, and oral communication, focusing on literature within an appropriate level of complexity for this grade band.

English 10

English 10 

English 10, an integrated English course based on the Indiana Academic Standards for English/Language Arts in Grades 9- 10, is a study of language, literature, composition, and oral communication, focusing on literature with an appropriate level of complexity for this grade band.

English 11

English 11 

English 11, an integrated English course based on the Indiana Academic Standards for English/Language Arts in Grades 11-12, is a study of language, American literature, composition, and oral communication focusing on literature with an appropriate level of complexity. Students seeking college credit may select English 11AP.

English 12

English 12 

WCHS offers a variety of English 12 options that meet the Indiana Academic Standards for English/Language Arts for Grades 11- 12. Students may choose to focus on World Literature or British Literature, or they may choose to get college credit through our AP and IU English programs.

ELECTIVES

Electives

The WCHS English/Language Arts department offers a variety of electives which not only enrich and encourage students’ love of language and literature but also prepare them for what awaits them in their future academic and occupational pursuits. For general elective credit, students can select Journalism, Publications (newspaper and yearbook), Creative Writing, Film Literature, or Biblical Literature, and they can earn college credits in the Dual-Credit Speech Communication course.