Literary Themes and Analytical Writing

Credits: 1

This course will focus on core reading and writing skills needed for upperlevel high school and college English courses. Designed as a survey course, students will engage with both fiction and nonfiction works, from short stories and essays to fulllength works. Emphasis will be on comprehension and interpretation as well as reinforcing the skills of clear written and spoken communication. Students will be expected to write descriptive, expository, analytical and persuasive essays throughout the term. Students may elect to take this course or may be recommended for it.