AP English Language and Composition

AP English Language and Composition
Course ID: 207423
Open to Grade: 11-12
UC a-g: B
Prerequisite: Grade of “A” or “B” in CP English 10 or Honors English 10 or teacher recommendation. Completion of summer reading requirement.  Recommended: It is highly recommended that students earn a B or better in the prerequisite course.  Students should consult their current teacher for placement recommendation.
Requirement: As a condition of your enrollment in an Advanced Placement course at OHS students are expected to take the AP Exam offered in May.

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 texts.  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.