Course Length: Full Year
Prerequisite: English 10 or English 10/lab
Students read a broad sampling of American literature to explore heritage and the American Dream. Using a literature-based, integrated skills approach, students will read from all genres to explore the historical and social context of each work. Writing in response to reading will continue to be developed. Students will be required to respond creatively to a variety of prompts and to develop and support arguments through their reading and research. A formal research paper is required.