Welcome to English 12
This class is a survey of literature from the early civilizations until modern times. We will read a variety of literature from different genres and cultures, focusing the analysis of this literature through critical reading and writing strategies. We will also practice research and argumentation skills as we explore social issues. The senior writing project that culminates each semester is designed to require a synthesis of all of the elements of this course
English 12 requires independent learning and personal accountability. Each unit fosters critical reading, writing, and thinking. In addition, students need to access and incorporate 21st century technology for all learning objectives.
The key to success in this course is really quite simple. It boils down to having good attendance, completion of assignments on time, participating, and respecting the learning environment of your peers.