English DepartmentKatie Chaplin, Dept ChairWelcome to the Columbus North English department! We are very proud of our standards-based curriculum that consists of both core and elective classes.
- Freshman year: two semester core, literature is genre-based, includes composition, grammar, vocabulary, and speech
- Sophomore year: two semester core, world literature based, includes composition, grammar, vocabulary, and speech
- Junior year: first semester is core American literature; second semester is a choice from six junior electives in literature and composition
- Senior year: first semester is core British literature; second semester is a choice from four senior electives in literature and composition
Freshman, sophomore: accelerated levelJunior Advanced Placement Literature and Composition (syllabus certified by AP College Board)Senior English: W131 (composition), L202 (literature), dual credit option with Indiana University, BloomingtonSenior Advanced Placement Language and Composition (syllabus certified by AP College Board)Our department is composed of energetic, student-oriented teachers with a wide range of teaching experience. Working collaboratively to update our curriculum offerings every year, this department continually strives to improve what we do for students, preparing them for higher education and for the real world.Summer reading assignments for 2018-19:
10 Acc: The Glass Castle and Siddhartha11th AP Literature and Composition CNHS Junior Advanced Placement Literature and Composition11th AP reading notes Kite Runner Reader's Notes12th AP Language and Composition: George Orwell's 1984Individual teacher e-mail addresses can be accessed below.Nicole Brehm - English 9, English 9 StandardMakayla Caldwell - English 10, English 11 Standard, Senior PerspectivesKatie Chaplin (Dept. Chair) - English 9/10 Standard 5, AP Literature & CompositionKelley Culp - English 10 Acc, English 11 Standard, AP Literature & CompositionJerrica Dowling - English 10 Standard, English 10 Acc, AP Language & CompositionBajorn Gaylord - English 11, AP Language & CompositionBarbara Handt - English 10 Acc, English 11, W131Roth Lovins - English 9, Log Yearbook, Beginning Journalism, Immersive Media, CNHSMedia.comRachel McCarver - English 9, BNN, Photojournalism, Triangle NewspaperAmy McInteer - English 9 Standard, English 10, English 10 AccSarah Sanders - English 10 Standard, British MastersKatie Schmidt - English 9, English 9 Acc, ENLDavid Spencer - English 9 Standard, English 11, AP Literature and CompositionKatherine Stahl - English 9 Acc, AP Literature and Composition, Senior PerspectivesBetsy Warble - English 9 Acc, English 10, British Masters
Last Modified on November 30, 2018