• Welcome to 12th grade English.  

    This course is comprised of two sections - Advanced Composition and World Literature. Some of the topics covered in each are listed below (but not limited to):  

     

    Advanced Composition: 

    -Business Writing (resume, cover letter, etc.)
    -Narrative (college essay, personal statement) 
    -Research Project and Paper
    -Persuasive Writing
    -Analytical Writing 
    -Completion of a "Real World Writing" Portfolio
     
    World Lit: 
     
    -Various short stories from a variety of countries and cultures
       A Perfect Day for Bananafish (Sallinger)
      The Metamorphosis 
       In the Penal Colony
      No Witchcraft for Sale (Lessing)
      The Most Handsome Drowned Man in the World (Marquez) 
      
     
    -Book Clubs (student selected novels that represent world literature and support lessons learned in writer's workshop)
     
    - Night (Eli Weissel) 
     
    - The Stranger (Camus)

    - Hamlet (Shakespeare)