Language Arts

Summer Assignments for Advanced Classes




AP Language and AP Literature Application

Honors American Literature Application

Incoming Freshmen interested in taking English 9 Honors fill out this Google Form 

The Language Arts Department at Arapahoe High School is proud to offer a variety of college preparatory and elective courses. Students have the opportunity to receive college credit in three of our course offerings, including Composition I (College Composition), Introduction to Literature, and Humanities. In addition to these courses, college preparatory classes, as well as electives courses available to students. Most students follow the traditional path of 9th grade English, 10th grade English, American Literature (11th grade)  and English Literature or World Literature (12th grade). Elective course offerings are meant to spark different interests within writing, reading, speaking, and film. In addition to providing a variety of courses, students have the opportunity to join the MUSE. This academic organization provides students the opportunity to produce a literary magazine that showcases student work in visual arts, short stories, poetry and nonfiction.

District Opt-in/Opt-out Policy

Course Offerings

American Literature
American Literature Honors
AP English Language & Composition
AP English Literature & Composition
College Composition (Eng 121)
Contemporary Novels
Creative Writing
English 9
English 9 Honors
English 10
Film Study Humanities: Defining Humanity
Film Study Humanities: Social Change
Greek Mythology
Humanities (HUM 123)
Introduction to Literature (LIT 115)
Plains Indian Cultures Through Story
Public Speaking
Science Fiction
Spelling and Vocabulary
World Literature
World Mythology
Writing Through Film A
Writing Through Film B