|Content area||language arts"Language arts" is not in the list of possible values (English-Language Arts, Visual and Performing Arts, History and Social Studies, Physical and Health Education, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Business, World Languages, Career Technical Education, English Language Development) for this property.|
|School||Vista Ridge High School, Sand Creek High School, Falcon High School|
English I focuses on strengthening reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Students will build upon prior knowledge and grow in their persuasive, expository, narrative, and analytical writing skills. Research projects of both short and longer duration will be undertaken. Reading, especially for the purposes of literary analysis and gathering information, will be emphasized. Students must pass both semesters of this course in order to fulfill graduation requirements.