EN50 AP English: Language and Composition

1.0 Credit
This course is designed to challenge the highly motivated, college bound student. This rigorous course emphasizes language (verbal abilities) and composition (writing abilities) using American literature as the vehicle. Students will be able to identify, apply, analyze, and evaluate multiple rhetorical strategies. The course focuses on the historical, social, and cultural significance of American fiction and nonfiction, the development of students’ stylistic maturity in their own writing, research skills, and vocabulary develment. Upon successful completion of this course, students are encouraged to take the AP Language and Composition Exam. [Board Adopted 2002] Completion of a summer reading and writing activity is required Note: In cooperation with Rio Salado Community College, the student may enroll in the college courses (ENH111) to receive 3 hours of college credit.
Prerequisites:  "C" or better in Honors Sophomore English or an "A" in Sophomore English and/or Teacher/Department Chair approval
Homework:  Yes
Degree of Difficulty:  Challenging
Grade Level:  11