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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” -Dr. Seuss

Welcome to the English Department web page. Our Highly-Qualified teachers are committed to creating engaging lessons that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards. We pride ourselves in preparing our students for their futures by teaching them the reading, writing, and analytical skills that they need to be successful in their post-secondary careers. It is our ultimate goal to make sure our SHS graduates are equipped with the skills necessary to be successful in their chosen college or career path.

The courses offered within our department are:

9th Grade:
ENGLISH 1 FUNDAMENTAL
ENGLISH 1 ACADEMY
ENGLISH 1 CP
ENGLISH 1 CP / TAM
ENGLISH 1 HONORS

10th Grade:
ENGLISH 2 FUNDAMENTAL
ENGLISH 2 ACADEMY
ENGLISH 2 CP
ENGLISH 2 CP / TAM
ENGLISH 2 HONORS

11th Grade:
ENGLISH 3 FUNDAMENTAL
ENGLISH 3 APPLIED
ENGLISH 3 CP
ENGLISH 3 CP / TAM
AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION*

12th Grade:
ENGLISH 4 FUNDAMENTAL
ENGLISH 4 APPLIED
ENGLISH 4 CP
AP ENGLISH LITERATURE & COMPOSITION*
DSU ENGLISH COMPOSITION 101 & COMPOSITION 102*

* College Credit Courses


Electives: (Open to All Grades)
FILM AS LITERATURE
PUBLIC SPEAKING & BUSINESS WRITING
CREATIVE WRITING
YEARBOOK
INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE
ADVANCED THEATRE


Please feel free to contact any one of our teachers with questions regarding our courses and/or curriculum.


Department Chair: Mrs. Jennifer MacDonald

The Smyrna School District does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, services or activities based on race, color, marital status, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other protected category or status in accordance with state and federal laws.

Inquiries should be directed to the District Superintendent. 82 Monrovia Ave, Smyrna, Delaware 19977, or telephone (302) 653-8585