Prerequisite: English 10 and/or Teacher recommendation

    (English 113 Highly Recommended)

          Length: Year course

          Grade Level: 11

          Credit: 1 credit


    Designed for independent learners who excel in language arts, this junior-level course will allow students to sharpen their critical reading, writing, and thinking skills while examining twenty-first century issues in the global society. Required coursework will focus on reading a variety of world literature pieces through a reading workshop skills-based model and the works will include short stories, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and technical pieces. Also, students will develop a sophisticated writing style and unique voice through a variety of writing assignments including research, persuasive, analytical, expository, and literary analysis. Additionally, students will work on grammar and vocabulary skills as preparation and review for ACT and SAT assessments. Students will purchase supplementary materials for this course.