Ingiriis

Four English credits are required for graduation. All course numbers represent a semester, earning .5 credit (except VANTAGE courses). One English credit is required each year. Electives do not fulfill this requirement but may be taken in addition to required English options. No course may be repeated unless a student has failed that particular course and wishes to repeat it for credit.

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American Studies 10 Honors

Course: #1022 - English, S1    
Course: #1024 - English, S2
Course: #2008 - Social Studies, S1
Course: #2010 - Social Studies, S2
*Students must register for all four courses.
Grade(s) offered: 10
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: Any English 9 Course Concurrent enrollment in Social Studies 2012 & 2013

This honors-level interdisciplinary course meets across two class periods and fulfills the requirements for both 10th grade social studies and English.

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Minnetonka AP Luqadda iyo Halabuurka 10

Kooraska: # AP100, S1
Koorsada: # AP101, S2
Fasalka (yaasha) lasiiyay: 10
Dhibcaha: 1.0 (koorso sano oo dhan)
Waxyaabaha Sharuudaha Looga Baahan Yahay: Mid Kasta oo Ingiriisiga ah 9 Koorso

Ardaydu waxay falanqayn doonaan baaxad ballaadhan oo adag oo ah qiso-darro iyo maahmaah aan doodeynin oo ay raad ku yeelan doonaan adeegsiga ereyada is-ku-biirista doodaha iyo rafcaanka. Ardayda ayaa aqrin doona oo baari doona qoraalada, waraaqaha, khudbadaha, sawirada, farriimaha warbaahinta, xasuus-qoryo, iyo qoraallo ka hadlaya qorayaal kaladuwan iyo xaalado taariikhi ah.

Faahfaahin dheeraad ah ka sii akhri AP AP iyo Halabuurka 10
Luqadda AP iyo Isudhigga 12

Koorsada: # AP104
Koorsada: # T1100 *, Tonka Online
* Xulo xilli S = xagaaga, F = dayrta, W = jiilaalka
Fasalka (yaasha) lasiiyay: 12
Dhibcaha: 1.0 (koorso sano oo dhan)
Waxyaabaha Sharuudaha Looga Baahan Yahay: Mid Kasta oo Ingiriisiga 11 Koorso ah

Koorsadan, ardaydu waxay aqriyaan oo baaraan tiro badan oo maahmaahnimo ah oo ay kujiraan qormooyin, xarafyo, khudbado, sawirro, farriimo warbaahineed, xusuus-qoryo, iyo qoraallo ka hadlaya qorayaal kaladuwan iyo duruufaha taariikhiga ah.

Faahfaahin dheeraad ah ka sii akhri AP AP iyo Halabuurka 12
Suugaanta AP iyo Qoraalka

Koorsada: # AP102, S1
Koorsada: # AP103, S2    
Fasalada (yaasha) lasiiyay : 11-12
Dhibcaha: .5 (semesterkiiba hal)
Shuruudo Sharuudaha: Ingiriisiga 10 ama 11 Koorso

Koorsadani waxay ku nuuxnuuxsatay saxda, akhriska fahamka ee suugaanta ugu weyn ee Ingiriiska iyo Maraykanka oo matalaya dhammaan noocyada suugaanta - gabayada, riwaayadaha, sheeko gaagaab, sheeko gaagaaban — oo daboolaysa qarnigii 17-aad ilaa qarnigii 20-aad.

Faahfaahin dheeraad ah ka sii aqri suugaanta AP iyo Qoraalka
Cilmi baarista AP

Koorsada: # AP107, S1
Koorsada: # AP108, S2
Fasalka (yaasha) lasiiyay: 12
Dhibcaha: 1.0 (koorso sano oo dhan)
Waxyaabaha looga hor-tago: Seminar-ka AP inta lagu gudajiray sanadka dugsiga hoose

Baaritaanka AP wuxuu ardayda u oggolaanayaa inay si qoto-dheer u baaraan mowduuc tacliimeed, dhibaato, ama arin dano shaqsiyadeed leh. Iyada oo loo marayo sahamintan, ardayda ayaa naqshadeeya, qorsheeya, oo sameeya baaritaan muddo sanado ah ku saleysan cilmi baarista si wax looga qabto su'aasha baarista.

Faahfaahin dheeraad ah ka sii aqri Cilmi baarista AP
Seminarka AP - CUSUB 2020!

Koorsada : # AP105, S1
Koorsada : # AP106, S2
Koorsadani sidoo kale waxaa lagu qaadan karaa VANTAGE # V102, Global Business (mid uun dooro)
Fasalada ( ardayda ) lasiiyay : fasalka 11, fasalka 12
Dhibcaha : 1.0 (koorso sano oo dhan)
Waxyaabaha Sharuudaha Looga Baahan Yahay : Mid kastoo Ingiriis ah 10 ama 11 Koorso

Seminarka AP waa koorso aasaasi ah oo ardayda ku dhexeysa wada hadalada manhajka kaas oo sahaminaya kakanaanta mowduucyada tacliinta iyo dunida dhabta ah iyo arrimaha iyagoo falanqeynaya aragtiyaha kala duwan.

Faahfaahin dheeraad ah ka sii aqri Seminarka AP - CUSUB 2020!
Qoraalka Hal-abuurka

Course: #1038
Grade(s) offered: 12
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: Any English 11 Course

This course sharpens students’ observations and use of imagery in writing description, characterization, dialogue, satire, memoirs, short stories and poetry.

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Dood

Course: #1056    
Grade(s) offered: 9-12    
Credits: .5 (per semester)    
Prerequisites: None

Course Description:
Students will learn the basic structure and theory of argumentation and debate as they research a variety of topics to be presented in class.

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book with flower

Course: #1000, S1
Course: #1002, S2    
Grade(s) offered: 9
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: None

Students will read short stories, novels, plays, nonfiction, and poetry to study various elements of literature. They will improve their writing skills, focusing on well-developed paragraphs and three-part essays.

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English 09 Honors

Course: #1004, S1
Course: #1006, S2    
Grade(s) offered: 9
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: None

Students will read a variety of literature, improve their writing skills, study grammar and vocabulary, and focus on critical reading, writing and speaking.

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English 09 Honors Communications

Course: #1008 - English Honors 09 Communications, S1
Course: #1010 - English Honors 09 Communications, S2
Course: AP300 - AP Physics 1-9, S1
Course: AP302 - AP Physics 1-9, S2
*Students must register for all four courses
Grade(s) offered:
Credits: .5 (per semester)

This course blends traditional grade 9 language arts curriculum with a technical communications component that includes research, research writing and presentation skills.

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English 10

Course: #1014, S1    
Course: #1016, S2    
Grade(s) offered: 10
Credits: .5 (per semester)    
Prerequisites: Any English 9 Course

Students will read a survey of American literature from the Colonial period to the present and expanding their writing skills for a variety of purposes and audiences.

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English 11

Course: #1026, S1
Course: #1028, S2
Course: #T1026F, part 1, Tonka Online
Course: #T1028W, part 2, Tonka Online 
Online: Complete part 1 before part 2
Grade(s) offered: 11
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: Any English 10 Course

From graphic novels to film to classic literature, students will focus on the individual’s place in society. Student writing will include traditional essays, as well as more creative and exploratory pieces.

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Ingiriis 12 Maamuus

Course: #1034
Grade(s) offered: 12
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: Any English 11 Course

In this course, students will read and discuss interesting, challenging texts from a range of literary genres and cultures and respond to these texts through various types of writing.

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Luuqada IB iyo Suugaanta SL

Course: #IB100, S1
Course: #IB102, S2
Grade(s) offered: 11-12
Credits: .5 (per semester)

Prerequisites: Any English 10 or English 11 course

Students examine how language impacts the world, shapes identity and is used in the media, including newspapers, magazines, the Internet, social networking, mobile telephony, radio, and film.

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Suugaanta IB iyo Waxqabadka SL

Course: #IB104, S1
Course: #IB106, S2
Grade(s) offered: 11-12
Credits: .5 (per semester)  
This course fulfills the Arts credit requirement.    
Prerequisites: Any English 10 or English 11

In this course, students will experience a unique synthesis of language and theater study and explore the dynamic relationship between the two.

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IB Literature HL

Course: #IB108 Year 1, S1
Course: #IB110 Year 1, S2
Course: #IB112 Year 2, S1
Course: #IB114 Year 2, S2
Grade(s) offered: 11-12
Credits: 2 (two-year course), .5 (per semester)    
Prerequisites: Year 1: Any English 10 Course; Year 2: IB Lit HL Year 1

This course encourages students to read literature in a deep, focused, interpretive manner, while also fostering confidence in individual insights and thoughtful reflection.
 

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Saxaafadda

Course: #1044
Grade(s) offered: 12
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: Any English 11 Course

This course is a survey of journalism and media studies and an introduction to journalistic writing. Students will examine non-fiction pieces to understand the art of storytelling about the everyday world.

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Hadal Xiiso Leh

Course: #1040    
Grade(s) offered: 12
Credits: .5 (per semester)    
Prerequisites: Any English 11 Course

Students will refine public speaking skills, practice listening skills, develop logical arguments, study famous speeches and understand the relationship between nonverbal, interpersonal and small group communication.

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Theater Arts (Inclusive)

Course: #1050
Grade(s) offered: 9-12
Credits: .5 (semester course)  
This course fulfills the Arts credit requirement.
Prerequisites: none

This course is open to all students, in an intentionally inclusive community, who want to learn more about Theater Arts; including stagecraft, costuming, technical theater, and dramatic arts.

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Theater I

Course: #1052
Grade(s) offered: 9-12    
Credits: .5 (per semester)  
This course completes .5 towards the Arts credit. 
Prerequisites: None

This course introduces actors to basic acting techniques of the theater, including improvisation, character analysis and development, monologue preparation, and scene preparation.

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Theater II

Course: #1054
This course completes .5 towards the Arts credit    
Grade(s) offered: 9-12    
Credits: .5 (per semester)  
This course completes .5 towards the Arts credit. 
Prerequisites: Theater 1 or permission of instructor

This course focuses on advanced acting technique and allows the student to expand on his/her acting skills and expertise.

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Yearbook I

Course: #1046    
Grade(s) offered:
 9-12    
Credits: .5 (per semester)
Prerequisites: Application, interview and teacher recommendations

In Yearbook I, students learn how to gather information for pages, photograph activities and events, conduct interviews, write copy, and design page layouts.

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Yearbook II

Course: #1048 
Grade(s) offered: 9-12    
Credits: .5 (semester course)  
This course completes .5 towards the Arts credit. 
Prerequisites: Yearbook I 

Students practice the elements of art and the principles of design as they apply to yearbook production.

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Students working on writing projects


The Writing Center

The Writing Center is a great environment for study or group work. Hang out, schedule a conference, or use the computers and ask questions as you write. Get help clarifying a thesis, fixing grammar or revising a second draft. The Writing Center is located in the Student Commons and is available Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Opportunities for Student Publication

At MHS, there are many opportunities to get your writing published. Below are a few of the major publications you can help write, edit, design and print.

Breezes (School Newspaper)

Muse Magazine (Literary & Art Journal)

Voyageur (Yearbook)


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VANTAGE is Minnetonka High School’s advanced professional studies program. Through experiential learning, VANTAGE offers a unique opportunity for students to apply their coursework in real-world settings. There are seven areas of study:

  • Falanqaynta Ganacsiga
  • Naqshadeynta + Suuqgeynta
  • Saxaafadda dhijitaalka ah
  • Ganacsiga Caalamka
  • Jiritaanka Caalamka
  • Sayniska Caafimaadka
  • Khibradda Isticmaalaha (UX) Naqshadeynta

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