AP English Language and Composition

This course is designed to be taken by seniors.

This AP English Language and Composition Course approved by the College Board emphasizes the expository, analytical, and argumentative writing that forms the basis of academic and professional communication. Students will review grammar, usage, and mechanics principles for the purpose of improving essay construction, especially within timed guidelines, in an effort to fully prepare for college writing across the disciplines. Emphasis in discussions and compositions is on rhetorical strategies as found during close reading analysis and global critical analysis. Through the in-depth study of various genres of literature and patterns of composition, this course is designed to assist students in becoming skilled readers, critical thinkers, and competent writers. This English course satisfies a mandatory English credit for graduation and provides a weighted (AP) credit.