10-12 Adv Writing/American Literature
Text / Materials Required
Required book list by semester—no abridged versions—any edition: Fall 2019: Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott Spring 2020 House of Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Bartleby, the Scrivener by Herman Melville, The Crucible by Arthur Miller, and To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
This class will be a college prep course focusing on reading and analyzing books, poems, plays, and short stories taken from recommended reading lists for college-bound students. This will be a book-based, writing-intensive course which will focus on helping students hone their critical thinking skills and writing abilities. There will be weekly reading quizzes and reading assignments as well as several papers. *This class may be taken for two years as the subject matter will change.