Honors English 1
The Honors program at Steele provides students the opportunity to get a "taste" of advanced courses and rigor. Students are expected to follow through on their responsibility by participating in class and completing assignmetns and submitting them on time. This is a fast-paced course that is structured somewhat like a college course in that independet work is expected, outside reading is expected, and advocating for oneself is highly encouraged.
Students utilize College Boards Springboard. Students will have consumable books, but they will also be submitting work via Schoology.
Areas of Study: Fiction and Nonfiction
Drama: Romeo & Juliet
Novel Study: To Kill a Mockingbird, Just Mercy, Speak
Writing! (Lots of it!)
Other expectations: Outside Reading : Anthem, Animal Farm, Student choice
Participation is class activites and discussion
Strong work ethic
Effective problem solving skills
Effective communication skills
Willingness to help others
Strong listening skills
Kindness and support of classmates