English 12 CP
Grade Level: 12
Length of Course: Year
Pre-requisite: English 11 CP or English 11 with an A or B; assessment data analysis; a Smarter Balanced assessment equivalent score to the OAKS Reading Score of 240; proficient writing work sample scores at fours and fives including two on-demands; Teacher Recommendation
Required Credit: 1 English
Course Overview: This course prepares students for the analytical and evaluative research and writing required in college or university coursework. Readings include a comprehensive survey of English and World literature from ancient to modern times including selections like Beowulf, The Inferno, and Lord of the Flies. Students will produce personal, explanatory, argumentative, and analytical writings in preparation for college or university entrance. A position research paper (process and product) is also a course requirement.