This course is aimed at those students developing proficiency in English who have a working knowledge of English and who want to continue improving their English skills. The emphasis is on developing academic language through content-based instruction and support for curricular course work.
Journalism 1 is designed to give the student an insight into the differences that exist between the journalism writing process and the processes of other forms of writing. The students are given the opportunity to develop journalism appreciation and journalism skills through the guided practice of interviewing, writing, and copy editing. Also emphasized is the exploration into the ethics of journalism and developing skills needed for the production of a high school publication.