English Courses

  • AP English


    10325 AP ENGLISH 3: LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION

    GRADE PLACEMENT: 11
    CREDIT: 1
    PREREQUISITES: PRE-AP ENGLISH 2 OR ADVANCED COURSE WORK CRITERIA IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED

    AP English 3 is designed for students as identified gifted and for college-bound students who demonstrate high levels of proficiency in the composition process and study of literature. The course presents a thematic or chronological study of American literature including an in-depth study of selected authors and their contributions to the literary heritage of the United States. It includes research-related skills with an increased focus on non-fiction argumentation in preparation for the Advanced Placement Language and Composition Examination for possible college credit. A natural continuation of Pre-AP English 1 and 2, this course utilizes instructional strategies to challenge students academically and intellectually. A summer reading assignment is required.


    10425 AP ENGLISH 4: LITERATURE AND COMPOSITION

    GRADE PLACEMENT: 12
    CREDIT: 1
    PREREQUISITES: AP ENGLISH 3 OR ADVANCED COURSE WORK CRITERIA IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED

    AP English 4 is designed for the students identified as gifted and for college-bound students who demonstrate high levels of proficiency in the composition process and study of literature. Students taking AP English 4 study major genre of the world’s most complex literature. Students write multiple papers to challenge and develop their levels of language perception and literary analysis. Course work prepares them to take Advanced Placement Literature and Composition Exam for possible college credit. A summer reading assignment is required. See eleventh grade English teacher for assignment information.