10-12 Adv Writing/British Literature
Text / Materials Required
required book list by semester—no abridged versions—any edition: Fall 2020: Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Macbeth by Shakespeare, Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie, and The Hound of Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Spring 2021: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, and ‘Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
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 and tests.
*This class may be taken for two years as the subject matter will change.