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Holston Academy offers 300+ online courses, including: Middle School, college prep, Honors, Advanced Placement®, electives, world languages, and Specialty Partner courses.

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AP® English Language and Composition

The Advanced Placement (AP) English Language and Composition online course is an intensive two-semester college-level course that equips students to think and write analytically.

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • Advanced Placement® Courses
  • High School Courses

AP® English Literature and Composition

Course Overview: This AP® English Literature and Composition online course immerses students in close reading and analysis of challenging literary works from a range of genres — novels, short stories, poems, plays, and nonfiction. Composed of challenging reading and writing assignments, the course focuses on intensive reading and discussion of the literature. Students will read […]

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • Advanced Placement® Courses
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Contemporary Novels

For this Contemporary Novels online course, students will read a set of novels and novellas that were written during the twentieth century and reflect themes common to contemporary literature.

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Creative Writing

In this creative writing online course, students explore various forms of writing, including word play, lyric and narrative poetry, prose poetry, and creative nonfiction.

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Language Arts 10

Course Overview: This Language Arts 10 online course is an integrated curriculum, with each unit consisting of thematically related lessons in five domains: analyzing literature, analyzing informational text, writing, speaking and listening, and language study, which includes word knowledge and grammar skills. The skills that students practice for this course are similar to the skills […]

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Language Arts 10 Honors

Course Overview: This Language Arts 10 Honors is an integrated curriculum consisting of thematically related lessons in five domains: analyzing literature, analyzing informational text, writing, speaking and listening, and language study, which includes word knowledge and grammar skills. The course provides challenging assignments aimed at preparing Honors-level students for advanced work in the study of […]

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • Honors
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Language Arts 11

Course Overview: The Language Arts 11 online course is an American Literature course, with units organized chronologically according to periods in literary history. As students read foundation works of literature and other historical documents written between 1600 and 1900, they’ll review and extend skills in five domains: analyzing literature, analyzing informational text, writing, speaking and […]

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses

Language Arts 11 Honors

Course Overview: The Language Arts 11 Honors online course is an American Literature course, with units organized chronologically according to periods in literary history. As students read foundational works of literature and other historical documents written between 1600 and 1900, they’ll review and extend skills in five domains: analyzing literature, analyzing informational text, writing, speaking […]

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • Honors
  • Middle School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Language Arts 12

Course Overview: In this Language Arts for grade 12 online course, students examine major works of literature organized into thematic units. Each unit contains poetry, short stories, and a novel that revolves around the theme for the unit. Themes include the self, relationships, alienation, choice, and death. As students read these works, they have the […]

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Language Arts 12 Honors

Course Overview: In this Language Arts for grade 12 Honors online course, emphasis is placed on project-based instruction and increased reading and writing opportunities. In this thought-provoking writing course, students prepare themselves for the demands of college and/or the job market by developing their writing skills. Through text readings, videos, interactive PowerPoint presentations, practice activities, […]

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • Honors
  • Middle School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Language Arts 6

Course Overview: In this Language Arts 6 online course, students focus on developing reading skills and strategies, including recognizing and describing literary elements, as well as comparing and contrasting different forms of narrative. They explore recurring themes in literature and learn methods of collaboration. Additionally, they develop word study skills, master modes of essay writing, […]

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • Middle School Courses

Language Arts 7

Course Overview: In the Language Arts 7 online course, students explore the structure of narrative, develop reading skills and strategies, and practice persuasive writing and evaluating arguments. They also study the elements of drama and engage in media analysis. Additionally, they learn about different forms of research. As the course progresses, students delve into the […]

  • Subject:
  • English
  • Course Type:
  • Middle School Courses
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