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  • The Cheltenham High School English curriculum aligns to the Pennsylvania Core Standards for Language Arts, offers a multicultural literary lens of study, and ensures that students know and understand the elements of reading, writing, speaking, listening, researching, and questioning. The dynamics of class incorporate individual tasks, small group interactions, and whole-class lessons that will prepare students for lifelong learning. Cheltenham High School English teachers meet students where they are and inspire students’ social, emotional, and cognitive growth through a variety of meaningful and engaging lessons.

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    Department Mission

    Our mission is to foster a learning experience that empowers students to:

    • Construct meaningful writings that promote civic engagement, reflective and critical thinking, and creative expression
    • Craft informative, argumentative, and narrative compositions using the domains of focus, content, organization, style, and conventions  
    • Debate issues and generate innovative and purposeful solutions
    • Analyze a range of literary works, extricate text-based evidence, and establish informed and defensible arguments
    • Speak and listen effectively in order to challenge, question, entertain, inspire, and inform
    • Create original works through  film, print, music, and technology
    • Read through multiple perspectives, heightening students’ empathy and local, national, and global awareness
    • Generate meaningful connections between course content and real-world experiences
    • Define and use their voice and exercise choice
    • Employ technology to advance their thinking, challenge convention, and explore writing and utilize technology to share work, collaborate, and inform

    We offer the following AP courses

    • AP Language and Composition, 11th grade
    • AP Literature and Composition, 12th grade

     

Contact Information

Kristin Keiser
English Chair
Phone: 215-517-3700
Ishabara Acosta
English Teacher
Phone:
Ruth Boyd-Galezewski
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Maria Canela
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Craig Carracappa
Digital Media Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Angelique Cupit
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Lyndie Dubbs
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Megan Hogan
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Charles Jun
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Molly Lazer
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Abby Manser
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Chris Manser
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Michelle Matrisciano
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Ashley McAliley
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Brian Smith
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Avril Somerville
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700
Rob Wilman
English Teacher
Phone: 215-517-3700