Mrs. Jen Dolga
610.326.5105 ext. 6585
9th Grade English Course Description:
Academic English 9 addresses the topics of reading for literature and informational text, writing, speaking and listening, and language. The units of literature include short story, non-fiction, novel, drama, and poetry. Students improve research and analysis skills. Students write argumentative, explanatory, and narrative pieces, sharpen their command of standard English grammar and usage, and study vocabulary weekly.
Journalism (Grades 9-12) Course Description:
This course offers instruction in online newspaper planning, development, production, and marketing. Key components of the course include journalistic instruction in writing copy, captions, and quick-reads (factoids, surveys, info-graphics); technology instructions in publication submission systems, graphic design software, and digital imaging; marketing instruction in soliciting subscribers, creating social media campaigns, and developing customer satisfaction and feedback; and production management instruction.