English Language Arts
DESCRIPTION: This course consists of the intensive study of literature through the close reading of selected texts. Students will read to experience, interpret, and evaluate literature and will write responses to literature that include focused analysis, interpretation, and argument. Much time will be spent preparing for the AP exam. In order to receive 5.0 GPA credit weighting for any AP course, students must take the AP exam for this course in May. Students will be expected to spend a large amount of time outside of class reading, writing, and researching.