Prerequisite: English II or English Honors II/ Teacher Recommendation FCAT Reading level 3 or higher, FCAT writing level 4 or higher
Type of Credit: English/Language Arts
This course will include composition instruction with frequent practice in writing multiple-paragraph essays in a variety of types, including literary analysis and a brief documented paper. Literature study will include the written and oral analysis of American literary works representing the ethnic and cultural diversity of the American experience or world cultures. Reference skills and methods of summarizing information will be taught. Formal and informal oral communication activities will be provided. Vocabulary study will focus on verbal analogies and other formats found on standardized tests. The study of language will include usage, mechanics, spelling, and other elements of standard written English. The level of discourse in classroom discussion will emphasize analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.