English / Drama


This course emphasizes the development of literacy, critical thinking, and communication skills. Students will analyze challenging texts from variuos periods; conduct research and analyze the information gathered; write persuasive and literary essays; and analyze the relationship among media forms, audiences, and media industry practices. An important focus will be on uderstanding the development of the English language.



This course requires students to put together and present dramatic works dealing with stories, personal experiences, and local issues. Students will do research on and study contemporary theatrical forms, such as docudrama and forum theatre. They will interpret and present works in a variety of dramatic forms; create and script original works; analyze and reflect on dramatic works; and develop their communication skill useful in a variety of careers.