• English Department
    Katie Chaplin, Dept Chair
        
         Welcome 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
           Advanced options:
                  Freshman, sophomore: accelerated level
                 Junior Advanced Placement Literature and Composition (syllabus certified by AP College Board)
               Senior English: W131 (composition), L202 (literature), dual credit option with Indiana University, Bloomington
                 Senior 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 Siddhartha 

    11th AP reading notes Kite Runner Reader's Notes
     
    12th AP Language and Composition: George Orwell's 1984
     
     
         Individual teacher e-mail addresses can be accessed below.
     
    Nicole Brehm - English 9, English 9 Standard
    Makayla Caldwell  - English 10, English 11 Standard, Senior Perspectives
    Katie Chaplin  (Dept. Chair) - English 9/10 Standard 5, AP Literature & Composition
    Kelley Culp - English 10 Acc, English 11 Standard, AP Literature & Composition
    Jerrica Dowling - English 10 Standard, English 10 Acc, AP Language & Composition
    Bajorn Gaylord - English 11, AP Language & Composition
    Barbara Handt - English 10 Acc, English 11, W131
    Roth Lovins - English 9, Log Yearbook, Beginning Journalism, Immersive Media, CNHSMedia.com
    Rachel McCarver - English 9, BNN, Photojournalism, Triangle
    Amy McInteer - English 9 Standard, English 10, English 10 Acc
    Sarah Sanders - English 10 Standard, British Masters
    Katie Schmidt - English 9, English 9 Acc, ENL
    David Spencer - English 9 Standard, English 11, AP Literature and Composition
    Katherine Stahl - English 9 Acc, AP Literature and Composition, Senior Perspectives
    Betsy Warble - English 9 Acc, English 10, British Masters
     
     
     
Last Modified on August 2, 2018