AP Language and Composition
Course Description: Advanced Placement English Language and Composition is a college level class that follows the expectation and curriculum put forth by the College Board. It is designed to engage students in becoming skilled readers of prose written in a variety of periods, disciplines, and rhetorical contexts and in becoming skilled writers who compose for a variety of purposes. Through emphasis on expository, analytical and argumentative writing, students are prepared to write
effectively and confidently both in their professional and personal lives. The semester will culminate with the AP English Language and Composition exam providing students with the opportunity to obtain college credit for the course.
Course Description: Language Arts 3-4 Honors is an introduction to world literature. Students will be exposed to a variety of work from European, American, Latin American, Asian, Russian and African authors as well as the history and philosophies that influenced those authors. Students will examine and apply composition formats to real life experiences. Language, vocabulary, writing, speaking, and listening activities will be integrated throughout the course of study.
Language Arts 3-4H is aligned with district and state standards and supports the school-wide effort to increase student achievement.