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#1400 AP English Literature & Composition

1400 ADVANCED PLACEMENT ENGLISH LITERATURE & COMPOSITION

Year, 1.0 Credit, 1 Period This course fulfills the twelfth grade English requirement.

Prerequisites: Recommendation of 11th grade English teacher

Recommended for: 12th grade students who are avid readers of sophisticated literature and who have demonstrated outstanding analytical skills in verbal and written discourse

Expenses: Registration fee for the Advanced Placement Examination

Description: The course engages students in the analysis of literature from a variety of genres and historical periods. The purpose is to cultivate students’ thinking processes in order to critically examine bodies of literature for deeper meaning and connection to life. Students will critique and respond to literary works through literary, creative and personal writing. NOTE: STUDENTS MUST COMMIT THEMSELVES TO THE COURSE FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR. SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS ARE REQUIRED.

MEET THE TEACHERS:

Christina Boernsen-Avallone

Lydia Esslinger

Barbara Young