10-12 Adv Writing/British Literature
Text / Materials Required
Required book list by semester—no abridged versions—any edition: Fall 2019: Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, Jane Erye by Charlotte Bronte Spring 2020: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Silas Marner by George Elliot, War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells, and The Hobbit by J.R. Tolkien.
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. It will be a book-based, writing-intensive class in which students will develop their writing skills and learn basic citation styles required in college. 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.