Department: English
Session 2
Grade 12
Prerequisite: American Literature

This course addresses the grade 12 benchmarks of the Common Core State English/Language Arts Writing, Speech, and Language Standards through the study and extensive practice of a variety of writing structures, including comparison/contrast and literary analysis. Works of literature and other prompts may be used for paper topics. The focus of the course is on improving, expanding, and understanding writing as a process. Extensive writing is required. The course incorporates practice in reading and literary study