Students meet the basic goals of English 9. In addition, they are exposed to Bloom’s Taxonomy of Higher Thinking Skills. Basic goals here are analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Students discover methods of decision making and problem solving as they generate, sort, and select ideas and information. They employ all these skills in writing, reading, speaking, listening, and other forms of communication. The course meets all the requirements in the Arizona College & Career Standards for a Freshman English Course. This class earns weighted credit.