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#1410 AP English Language & Composition

1410 ADVANCED PLACEMENT ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION (Regents)

Year, 1.0 Credit, 1 Period

This course fulfills the 11th or 12th grade English requirement.

Prerequisites: Recommendation of English teacher Recommended for: Students who have demonstrated strong critical thinking skills orally and in writing

Expenses: Registration fee for the Advanced Placement Examination

Description: This course engages students in analysis of prose from a variety of periods, disciplines, and rhetorical contexts. Students develop awareness of how writers using language and structure to communicate their purposes. Moreover, it is geared toward transforming students into skilled writers who compose for a variety of purposes. This course prepares students for the A. P. Language and Composition Examination. It also prepares students for the New York State Examination in English Language Arts (Common Core), which serves as the final examination of the course. NOTE: STUDENTS MUST COMMIT THEMSELVES TO THE COURSE FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR. SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS ARE REQUIRED.

MEET THE TEACHERS:

Jacqueline DeRosa

Lydia Esslinger

Pamela Ferguson

Jaime Pedicini