This course is offered under the State Department guidelines for gifted and alternative programs. Students must meet the eligibility guidelines for the gifted program. LA I Enrichment will include in-depth practice in critical reading based on selected works of Literature, advanced composition skills, vocabulary study, and grammar. This course is designed for students to be an extension of excellent performance in junior high ELA and preparation for LAII Enrichment. (One-credit, one-year for grade 9, meets Language Arts I grade requirement)