English 1 is a one year course. You will earn .5 credit the first and second semester after meeting the course requirements. The course will be organized and crafted to give students a well balanced approach to English Language Arts as well as providing a fresh and inviting perspective on the questions and insights that only literature can provide. with a strong emphasis on differentiation and a faithful approach to the TEKS, this program compels students to look deeply into literature to discover more about themselves and the world. Students will also be required to continue with outside, independent reading as well as various types of writing assignments.