Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in CP English 11 or AP Language and Composition or teacher recommendation.
Requirement: It is highly recommended that students earn a B or better in the prerequisite course. Students should consult their current teacher for placement recommendation.
This course focuses on enabling students to improve their reading analysis and writing skills. Emphasis is placed on the skills necessary to pass the AP Examination, including style analysis writing and close textual reading. The class is open enrollment; however, only students with a strong interest in high-level analysis of literary texts should register. Students in this class will read and analyze short stories, novels, drama, and poetry. They will interpret, analyze, and evaluate these works through discussion and written composition. Several works will be required reading over the summer in preparation for the course.