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Dublin High English: AP English Language And Composition


Grade Level:                                   11

Length:                                             1 year

Prerequisite:                                     Teacher recommendation; GPA; Attendance; Essay Placement Exam

Graduation:                                     Fulfills one year of the four-year English requirement

College Prep:                                   Fulfills CSU/UC English requirement

This college level course is designed for students motivated to challenge themselves through extensive reading and writing. The curriculum follows American Literature selections, and highlights classic and contemporary non-fiction, starting with summer reading and note-taking. Students read independently, keep notes, write essays, analyze the use of literary devices, and engage in frequent Socratic seminars. Each spring, students must take the Advanced Placement exam in English Language and Composition and may earn college credit.

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