Prerequisite: English II
Type of Credit: English/Language Arts
This course will include composition instruction with frequent practice in writing multiple-paragraph essays in a variety of types, including literary analysis and a brief documented paper. Listening, speaking, and writing assignments will be related, when appropriate, to the study of American literature. Literature study will include the analysis of various examples of American literary works. Reference skills and methods of summarizing information will be taught. Vocabulary study will focus on verbal analogies and other patterns commonly found on standardized tests. The study of language will include usage, mechanics, spelling, and other elements of standard written English.