• 2021-2022 School Year English Class Offerings

    (*denotes concurrent enrollment-eligible course)

    The hyperlinks below will take you to the PROPOSED curriculum for each course being updated in the 21-22 school year. If you have any questions, please email the English Supervisor at TaraCivitillo@dvrhs.k12.nj.us

    FRESHMAN

    SOPHOMORE

    JUNIOR OPTIONS

    SENIOR OPTIONS

    Eng I Academic: Hero’s Journey

    American Literature Academic

    Crime & Literature


    Sports & Literature

    Crime & Literature


    Sports & Literature

    Eng I CP: Hero’s Journey

    American Literature CP

    CONCURRENT-ENROLLMENT-ELIGIBLE COURSES:

    Composition & Literature I* RVCC


    Gothic Literature 2.5 PAIRED WITH Art of Communication and Persuasion 2.5* SHU

    CONCURRENT-ENROLLMENT-ELIGIBLE COURSES:

    Senior English IV- Composition&  Literature I* RVCC   (CLASS OF 2023: this will become Composition & Literature II 2022-2023; must have completed Composition & Literature I if taking for concurrent enrollment credit)


    Gothic Literature 2.5 PAIRED WITH Art of Communication and Persuasion 2.5* SHU


    Introduction to Film & Literature Studies* SHU

    Eng I Honors: Hero’s Journey

    American Literature Honors

    COURSES WITH HONORS WEIGHT & CONCURRENT-ENROLLMENT-ELIGIBLE:

    Creative Writing* SHU

     

    British LiteratureSHU

     

    Contemporary Drama: Plays & Performance* SHU

    COURSES WITH HONORS WEIGHT & CONCURRENT-ENROLLMENT-ELIGIBLE:

    Creative Writing* SHU

     

    British LiteratureSHU

     

    Contemporary Drama: Plays & Performance* RVCC

     

    Journalistic Writing & Analysis III or IV* SHU (qualified seniors only for English credit) 

       

    COURSE WITH AP WEIGHT & CONCURRENT-ENROLLMENT-ELIGIBLE:

    AP Language & Composition* SHU

    COURSES WITH AP WEIGHT & CONCURRENT-ENROLLMENT-ELIGIBLE:

    AP Language & Composition* SHU


    AP Literature & Composition* SHU (seniors only)

     

    FAQ

    What would be the most "traditional" college preparatory-level course path?

    English I CP > English II CP > Comp I > Comp II (English IV for 21-22)

     

    What would be the most "traditional" honors-level course path?

    English I Honors > English II Honors > Creative Writing (or Contemporary Drama) > British Literature

     

    What would be the most "traditional" advanced placement-level course path?

    English I Honors > English II Honors > AP Language and Composition > AP Literature and Composition

     

    Do I have to take courses for college credit?

    No. Paying for credits is an option. Students must meet the requirements of the college in order to qualify for college credits. See the Concurrent Enrollment pages for information.

     

    Which English courses are worth what college credits?

    CP

    Composition I/English IV CP= RVCC ENGL 111, Eng Comp I, 3 credits

    Art of Communication and Persuasion= SHU Oral Communications, COST 1600, 3 credits

    Film and Literature= SHU Introduction to Visual Theory and Technique, COBF 2212, 3 credits

    HONORS

    Creative Writing= SHU Introduction to Creative Writing, ENGL 2511, 3 credits

    Contemporary Drama= RVCC CRN 17273, THEA 103, Sec. 80, Introduction to Theater, 3 credits

    Journalistic Writing and Analysis III & IV= SHU News Reporting, COJR 2421, 3 credits

    British Literature= SHU British Literature I, ENGL 2111, 3 credits AND British Literature II, ENGL 2112, 3 credits

    AP

    AP Language and Composition= SHU Core English I, ENGL 1201, 3 credits

    AP Literature and Composition= SHU Core English II, ENGL 1202, 3 credits

     

    Which courses are NCAA approved?

    ENGLISH I FOUNDATIONS

    ENGLISH II FOUNDATIONS

    ENGLISH III FOUNDATIONS

    ENGLISH IV FOUNDATIONS

    ENGLISH I CP

    ENGLISH I HONORS

    ENGLISH 2 CP

    ENGLISH II CP

    ENGLISH 3 CP

    ENGLISH 3/HON

    ENGLISH 4 CP

    CRIME AND LITERATURE

    ENGLISH COMPOSITION AND LITERATURE 1

    ENGLISH 4/HON

    CREATIVE WRITING HONORS

    BRITISH LITERATURE HONORS

    ENGLISH III AP

    ENG IV AP

    GOTHIC LITERATURE

    ART OF COMMUNICATION AND PERSUASION

    JOURNALISM I

    JOURN II

    JOURNALISTIC WRITING AND ANALYSIS III/IV

     

    Which courses are NOT NCAA approved for 2021-2022?

    English I Academic

    English II Academic

    Introduction to Film and Literature (pending)

    Sports and Literature (pending)

    Contemporary Drama (pending)

    Art of Communication and Persuasion (pending)