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English Department


It is the goal of the English department at Horizon High School to use our content area expertise to help students meet the particular challenges of reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language in all disciplines of a high school education.   

Students in English Language Arts classes at Horizon High School will:     

-demonstrate independence in comprehending and evaluating complex texts in addition to seeking out and using various academic resources

-build strong content knowledge and share their knowledge through writing and speaking

-respond to and adapt communication for varying demands of audience, task, purpose, and discipline

-be engaged, open-minded, and discerning readers and listeners that comprehend as well as critique

-use and cite relevant evidence when analyzing texts and supporting their own thinking

-employ technology thoughtfully to enhance reading, writing, speaking, and listening

-actively seek to understand other perspectives and cultures, and to communicate effectively with people of varied backgrounds

English Language Arts classes offered at Horizon High School:

  • 9th Grade English
  • CP 9th Grade English
  • 10th Grade World Literature
  • CP 10th Grade World Literature
  • 11th Grade American Literature
  • 12th Grade English
  • AP Language
  • AP Literature
  • Comparative Media Studies
  • Individualized Literature
  • Journalism