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[cws_sc_dropcap]E[/cws_sc_dropcap]nglish 1 is a literature-based course which introduces the basic literary genres through representative works and authors. Outside reading and homework are expected in this course of study. The curriculum reflects an integration of reading, writing, vocabulary, grammar, listening, speaking, and research skills. In addition, the curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, including analysis, interpretation, and problem-solving. English 1 utilizes available technology to enhance learning.