English 11 is a college preparatory language arts course in which students will study traditional and contemporary works drawn from American literature. Materials include novels, plays, short stories, essays, poetry and non-fiction. Student writing focuses on refining the thesis statement and developing the skills necessary for multiple writing tasks as well as the examination of rhetorical techniques in nonfiction writing. The course also includes grammar instruction and vocabulary development.
This course meets the UC/CSU “b” requirement.