English Language Arts

Overview

The English Department services students during their entire 4 (9-12) years at Arts High School, providing them with a rigorous program in literary response and analysis, vocabulary development, reading comprehension, written conventions, and writing strategies. Utilizing a host of high-interest, rigorous texts, the English Department strives to ensure access to high-quality curriculum and instruction for all students, in order to meet or exceed the demands of both the New Jersey Student Learning Standards and the Common Core State Standards.

Department Chair – Ms. Doretta Sockwell

Instructors

Ms. Yara Alrabaa

Mrs. Lee Ann Brooks-Chupp – Texas A&M University

Mr. Damion Campbell

Mr. Samuel Davidowitz – Queens College (CUNY)

Ms. Bahiyyah Hooper – Bloomfield College

Mrs. Julie Volmar – The College of New Jersey

Mrs. Keisha Wallace – Rutgers University