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English Department » ENGLISH-12



#699 ENGLISH-12 NCAA Approved
Grade: 12        Required       Year Long       Credit: 1


This course is designed to refine skills that will foster successful communication.

This course focuses on British Literature ranging from Anglo-Saxon/ Medieval Periods to modern times and will include short stories, poetry, drama and novels. Students will read to interpret and analyze literature as well as compose different styles and types of writing, including research. Students will develop speaking and listening skills through formal and informal presentations and discussions. At all times standard conventions must be practiced and utilized. This course may include support for students to complete the Project Based Assessment (PBA) as required for graduation by the PA Department of Education.

Grades will be assigned based on daily activities, homework, projects, quizzes, essays, and tests. The final exam will be worth 10% of the student’s grade.