AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION                                                                                                         
 
Course ID# 207423

Open to grades:  11; fulfills CP English 11 requirement

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of CP English 10 or Honors English 10.
Placement recommendation: Strong critical reading, writing, critical thinking and problem solving skills.  A grade of “B” or better in prerequisite coursework.

UC/CSU – English (“b”)

Students in this course study the fundamentals of rhetoric which can be applied to academic writing at the college level.  Students will read and analyze a variety of non-fiction.  Students participate in writing seminars that use student writing as the focus for analysis.  Emphasis will be placed on acquiring the skills necessary to pass the AP Language and Composition exam.  This college level course requires a high level of motivation and commitment due to extensive reading and writing requirements.