PAP English II
Credit: 1Grade Placement: 10Prerequisite(s): English I, Required Summer Reading: Fahrenheit 451
The Pre-AP English II course is designed to further develop, and refine the strands of English language arts instruction which consists of the development of vocabulary including inferring word meanings; reading comprehension; writing a variety of written texts including expository essays and persuasive papers that mention counter-arguments; research; listening and speaking; and oral and written conventions of the English language. This course prepares students for the college level Advanced Placement program by emphasizing the higher level critical thinking skills of analysis, evaluation and synthesis through a focus on literary analysis.
REQUIRED SUMMER READING: Pre-AP and AP English classes will assess comprehension during the first three weeks of school through an objective exam and a written essay.For more information on the course guide click here.