Hopewell Academy follows North Carolina Standards for English classes. Students who either excel at or need support with the aspects of English language skills are offered targeted options, support, and acceleration throughout their program of study. Hopewell Academy’s English courses work to develop well-rounded individuals with advanced proficiency in all aspects of the English language including reading, writing, speaking, critical thinking, comprehension, and listening skills while also improving overall vocabulary and grammar knowledge plus study skills.
Middle School Language Arts courses feature strong writing, critical thinking, reading comprehension, and listening components with additional emphasis on vocabulary and grammar building, speaking skills, and daily homework plus study skills. Students also complete a variety of activities, projects, and presentations. The goal is to develop a well-rounded, dimensional English background which each student will use in all of his or her high school academics.
All of the high school English courses combine extensive composition and literature survey elements which build and expand on previously learned skills and knowledge. The content also stresses and individualizes vocabulary building, listening, reading comprehension, critical thinking, speaking skills, grammar, and daily homework plus organization and study skills. The goal is to prepare students for their future paths, including the rigors of college and university work.