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English Language Arts

Calero High School's English Language Arts department offers the following four college preparation courses:

 

ERWC (year) Level: 12. The Expository Reading and Writing Course is a standards-based college preparatory course. This rhetoric-

based course emphasizes the in-depth study of expository, analytical, and argumentative reading and writing. This course satisfies 1 year ofthe East Side Union High School District's English requirement. This course satisfies the UC and CSU "b" requirement.

 

ENGLISH 3 (year) Level: 11, 12. English 3 is a standard-based college preparatory course open to 11th and 12th grade students who

have demonstrated mastery of English 2 curriculum standards. Students read and critically analyze major works that trace the significant social, cultural, and philosophical trends that influenced American literature. This course satisfies 1 year of the East Side Union High School District's English requirement. This course satisfies the UC and CSU "b" requirement.

 

ENGLISH 2 (year) Level: 10, 11, 12. English 2 is a standards-based college preparatory course. Students read and analyze works of literature representative of writing from around the world, exploring a broad range of literary elements to enhance understanding. Students also develop skills in reading and analyzing informational texts. This course satisfies 1 year of the East Side Union High School District's English requirement. This course satisfies the UC and CSU "b" requirement.

 

STUDIES IN MEDIA  (Elective):

Studies in Media is a course that focuses on developing and strengthening students’ understanding of the practices and purposes of American Journalism. Students will learn about the history, roles, rights, and responsibilities of the modern journalist and will apply this understanding in a variety of journalistic endeavors. An emphasis on critical thinking, research, ethics, communication, and the structure and craft of different styles of journalistic writing will be paramount. Students will read and write on a daily basis, and through a variety of mediums. They will integrate theoretical studies with modern and practical applications throughout the course. They will develop their own questions and conduct extensive research across a range of academic disciplines to answer them. They will strive for accuracy, objectivity, and truth in all that they do. They will work to contribute to their community, and they will regularly reflect on the value of that impact. They will use technology and digital media to enhance and extend their understanding and creations, and to listen to and reach a broader population. They will work alone and in groups, and will foster independence, agency, communication, and collaborative skills throughout the course.

Non-Discrimination Statement

East Side Union High School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. East Side Union High School District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying or title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to the Office of the Associate Superintendent of Instructional Services at (408) 347- 5061 or 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, Ca 95133.

Declaración Contra la Discriminación

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side prohíbe la discriminación, el acoso, la intimidación y el abuso en los programas educativos, las actividades o el empleo por causas de ascendencia real o percibida, edad, color de la piel, discapacidad, género, identidad de género o expresión de género, nacionalidad, raza u origen étnico, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, estado de paternidad, embarazo o estado familiar o civil o asociación con una persona o grupo de personas con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side requiere que el personal escolar tome los pasos necesarios inmediatamente para intervenir cuando sea seguro hacerlo en caso de ser testigos de un acto de discriminación, acoso, intimidación o abuso.

Las preguntas o quejas de acusaciones de discriminación, acoso, intimidación y abuso o las preocupaciones sobre la igualdad y el cumplimiento de la ley con relación al artículo IX del Código de Educación deben ser dirigidas a la Oficina del Asistente del Superintendente para los Servicios de Enseñanza al (408) 347-5061 o a la siguiente dirección: 830 N. Capitol Ave, San José, Ca 95133.

Tuyên Bố Không Phân Biệt Đối Xử

(Non-Discrimination Statement)

Học Khu Trung Học East Side nghiêm cấm mọi hành vị kỳ thị, quấy nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt trong các chương trình giáo dục, các hoạt động hoặc trong công việc không được đặc trên cơ sở về tổ tiên, chủng tộc hoặc sắc tộc, tôn giáo, giới tính, khuynh hướng tình dục, cha mẹ, người mang thai, gia đình, hoặc tình trạng hôn nhân, hoặc liên hệ với một người hoặc một nhóm với nhiều điểm thực tế hoặc đặc điểm về nhận thức. Học Khu Trung Học East Side đòi hỏi nhân viên nhà trường phải tiến hành ngay các biện pháp can thiệp một cách an toàn khi họ chứng kiến các hành vi kỳ thị, quấu rối, hăm dọa hoặc bắt nạt.

Nếu có các câu hỏi hoặc khiếu nạo về sự phân biệt đối xử, sách nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt hoặc liên quan đến Title IX sự công bằng và tuân thủ các điều này xin qúy vị liên lạc với Văn phòng Phó Tổng Giám Đốc Đặc Trách Giáo Dục tại số điện thoại (408) 347-5061 hoặc địa chỉ 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, CA 95133.