English III: College Prep

English III CP
This course is designed for the Junior English student.  The writing focus will provide extensive practice in expository writing as well as narrative and argument writing.  A particular focus is placed on revising and editing student work through the writing process. The course presents an in-depth study of the elements of American literature and literary genres from the mid-19th century to the present, including short stories, modern poetry, the novel, and drama.  In addition, a focus on nonfiction and informational text will also be presented.  Students are required to complete several assigned reading projects outside of class. 

Grade Percentages
Major Assessments: 50%
Minor Assessments: 30%
Class Participation: 10%
Homework: 10%