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Required: 1 Credit
In this comprehensive, year-long course, students engage in reading and composition units in preparation for post-secondary pursuits. Students will read and analyze selections of British literature from 1000 to the present. Study includes identifying themes, trends, literary theories and changes in British literature, history, and culture. Works of non-fiction as well as fiction are utilized to build critical-thinking and comprehension skills; individual independent reading units are also incorporated to build skills and promote life-long reading. Written work includes research-writing, literary analysis, business writing, personal narratives, and digital writing. Presentation of research information is shared in multiple formats including written and spoken forms. Grammar and usage skills, vocabulary-building skills, and spelling skills are on-going in this curriculum.