English 2

Course Description

Meets all SMCJUHSD and college entrance requirements for English Language Arts. English 2 is a full-year sophomore English class. Students study grammar, literature, composition, and vocabulary development.  Reading skills, paragraph writing and writing concepts are stressed.  Students study various types of multicultural literature including poetry, drama, short stories, novels and prose.  Composition skills include developing paragraphs, essays, and research projects. Students also develop speaking skills through practice with informal discussions and formal presentations.