This course engages students in becoming skilled readers of nonfiction essays and texts from a variety of periods, disciplines, and rhetorical contexts, and in becoming skilled writers for a variety of purposes. Students are prepared for the AP Language and Composition exam. The course also incorporates some of the American…
British literature is the focus of the Sophomore curriculum, with a heavy emphasis on works by William Shakespeare. Students continue their progress as critical readers, writers, and thinkers. The stress is on writing analytical essays, but students also practice expository and persuasive strategies in preparation for the ELA Regents.