High School English 11/12


High School English 11/12—American Literature, Composition, and Grammar

This 32 week 1 ½ hour class is designed for high school students to fulfill the requirements of one high school credit in English with American literature.

Students will read short stories, poetry, novels and biographies of great Americans. Additional context readings will give personal perspective on historical context and author information. Analytical skills will be used to write approach papers, essays, and other compositions. Proper MLA paper formatting and documentation will be learned, along with research techniques. A grammar component will freshen up grammar and punctuation skills.

This is a college prep course, and can be upgraded to an honors level course. Parent much contact instructor for approval and to discuss additional requirements.

Instructor will supply necessary curriculum and reading. Supply Fee reflects instructor’s purchase of these items.

Curriculum supplied by teacher:

  • American Literature, Excellence in Education
  • Grammar and punctuation print-outs

Reading books to be loaned to students:

  • Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • Last of the Mohicans
  • House of Seven Gables
  • Moby Dick
  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • House of Mirth
  • The Great Gatsby
  • The Old Man and the Sea

Time: 9:00-10:30
Grades: 11-12
Class Fee: $375
Supply fee: $100
Tutor: Rhonda Clark