ELA Department Liberal High School

Welcome to the home of Language Arts at Liberal High School. Here you will find information on department staff, course offerings and requirements, and course curriculum.

The Foundation courses

Beginning the Fall of 2018, students will be required to complete three foundation courses for ELA: Literature 101, Composition 101, and Grammar 101. These courses will be taken during the Freshman and Sophomore years at LHS. Students can also test-out of these courses during one of the test-out windows.

Required Course

Required Course

Required Course

Students can then choose from an evolving list of courses that suit their personal needs and interests.

We also offer advanced courses. In some classes, students can earn college credit.

Course Schedule

Fall 2019

Grammar 101

Literature 101

Composition 101

Sports Literature

Young-Adult Literature

Pioneer Literature

Mythology

Survey of World Literature

Survey of British Literature I

Graphic Novels

Advanced Science Fiction

Literary Lyrics

Creative Writing

Advanced Creative Writing

College English I

Detective Fiction

African-American Literature

21st Century Journalism

Digital Media Design &Production

Spring 2020

Grammar 101

Literature 101

Composition 101

ACT English Prep.

Young-Adult Literature

Pioneer Literature

Mythology

Survey of American Literature

Survey of British Literature II

Archetypes

Creative Writing

Advanced Creative Writing

Writing for Life

College English II

Science Fiction

African Literature

Shakespeare

Introduction to Poetry

21st Century Journalism

Digital Media Design &Production

Film as Literature

Full Year

AP Literature