• American Literature  

    Course Description

    English 11 is a comprehensive study of grammar, American literature and composition. The grammar component is comprised of objectives taken from the Virginia Standards of Learning End of Year Writing Exam. Each student will be required to gain mastery of the standardized objectives which will include but are not limited to composition, written expression, usage and mechanics. The literature component is to develop students' reading and response strategies to various types of literature, including short stories, novels, poetry, drama, and nonfiction. 


    Proposed Texts

    Honors English 11

    Academic English 11

    The Tenth Circle The Great Gatsby

    The Crucible

    The Crucible

    Thirteen Reasons Why

    Their Eyes Were Watching God 

    Slaughterhouse Five

    The Sound and the Fury


          In Cold Blood


          The Great Gatsby


    Required Supplies

    ·         Five Subject notebook

    ·         Multi-colored highlighters

    ·         Red ink pen for making corrections

    ·         Post-it flags


Last Modified on August 30, 2013