English 1 Honors promotes academic excellence in English language arts through the strands of reading process, literary analysis, writing process, writing applications, communication, and information and media literacy. This course provides instruction in critical analysis of major literary genres. Composition instruction focuses upon using the writing process in creative, technical, and traditional academic modes in both times and untimed settings. All stages of the writing process are addressed: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing. Formal speaking experiences are provided.Technology is incorporated into all aspects of the course.