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MS. BARMEYER

Toby Barmeyer

Ms. Toby Barmeyer

Teacher | WASC Coordinator
530.268.3700 ext. 4813
 
 
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English 1

Grade Level: 9
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: None
Graduation Requirement: Yes - UC/CSU 'B'
 
English 1 emphasizes the improvement  of writing skills through well-developed paragraphs and basic essays, develops effective oral communication through discussions and presentations, enhances the appreciation of literature through analysis and interpretation, teaches beginning research skills, and provides instruction in written and oral language  conventions.

English 3

Grade Level: 11
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: None
Graduation Requirement: Yes - UC/CSU 'B'
 
English 3 is designed to reinforce the skills learned in English 2 and to further develop skills in writing, oral communication, literary analysis and interpretation, research skills and written and oral language conventions.  This course has an emphasis on American Literature.

AP Literature and Composition

Grade Level: 11                                                                                                NCAA 1
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: English 2H and/or teacher  recommendation
Graduation Requirement: Yes (in place of English 3) - UC/CSU 'B'
 
AP English Language and Composition focuses on rhetoric. Students will study language as a persuasive tool and examine the integral relationships of writer, context, audience, and argument. Focusing primarily on nonfiction works, students will write formally and informally through revised essays, journals, collaborative writing, and in‐class responses, as well as produce expository and argumentative compositions that introduce complex ideas developed through cogent and sustained reasoning.