English Department Electives
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EXPRESS YOURSELF!in an English elective…
•Experiment ▫with strategies & techniques used by
writers.•Play with genres
▫creative nonfiction, poetry, fiction, etc.•Write about stuff that matters to you.•Share your work with peers.•Create a personal writing portfolio to
celebrate your writing!
games ▫such as Freeze Tag,
Director Improv, Third Man In, Group Story, Group Machine
• More than just acting▫Set design▫Theatre styles▫Film studies
Journalism• Be “school famous”!
▫Articles are submitted to the newspaper, West Horizons.
• Write about stuff that matters to you.▫Get experience in different
genres.• Learn about
▫Photojournalism▫Layout and design▫Legal & First Amendment
•Learn to use your voice. ▫Speak in front of your peers!
•Informational speeches•Demonstrational speeches
▫Food!•Personal Statements•Debates•Tag-team speeches•Fears/phobia speeches