This course is required for junior students. Students will receive further instruction in the skills that make up the core of Language Arts: reading, writing, listening, speaking, and researching. The course will include preparation for the English and Reading sections of the ACT assessment. Outcomes will be assessed through classroom activities, authentic assessments, tests, and projects. The course is designed to prepare students for fourth year courses and for post-secondary success in college, technical school, or the workplace.