130 English 11
This full-year course focuses on the various genres encompassed in American literature. Each unit of work features writing by American authors in line with historical events covered in U.S. History. Further development of the skills taught in Grades 9 and 10 continue and PSAT, SAT and Regents preparation are taught in preparation for the ELA Common Core exam.
146 Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition
This year-long course, English Literature and Composition, prepares the student to take the Advanced Placement test in English given in May of each year. The AP exam is mandatory. To this end, the students study many representative works of proven literary worth from several genres and periods. In addition, they concentrate on concise and effective use of language in their written assignments.