Open to grades: 12; fulfills CP
English 12 requirement
Successful completion of CP English 11 or AP English Language and Composition.
Placement recommendation: A grade of “B” or better in CP
English 11 or “C” or better in AP English Language and Composition.
UC/CSU – English (“b”)
Students in this course will read and analyze short stories, novels,
drama, poetry and nonfiction. Students will interpret, analyze and
evaluate these works through discussion and written composition. Some
creative writing will be required, particularly in reference to the different
styles of authors read in class. Emphasis will be placed on the skills
necessary to pass the AP Literature and Composition exam. This
college-level course requires a high level of motivation and commitment due to
the extensive reading and writing requirements. Several novels will be
required reading over the summer in preparation for the fall semester.