Course title

English 7-8


pass prior grade level

Course description

English 7-8 emphasizes the interpretation of various types of literature from different time periods. The genres covered include fiction; drama; and poetry. The dramatic play Cyrano de Bergerac is read and studied for its use of language to convey dilemmas and themes. Poetry studies include a survey of British poetry as well as ancient and modern poetry from various cultures and in various periods. Students are also given a wide range of writing assignments. For example; students produce a fiction story and a script. They also write essays evaluating literary elements. The course also includes research and writing arguments with logic. These various writing assignments help prepare students for end-of-course and SAT essay writing. Coverage is also given to analyzing and evaluating media and speeches; as well as using presentation and discussion skills.†

School country

United States

School state


School city

Lake Havasu City

High school

Lake Havasu High School

School / district Address

2675 S. Palo Verde

School zip code


Requested competency code


Date submitted



Approved competency code

  • ENGL
  • 4 years of English

Approved date

Online / Virtual