English 11 is designed to follow the development of American literature from its early beginnings to the contemporary era, including sermons, diaries, speeches, short stories, poetry, novels, and journalism. Students will write a research paper and other persuasive essays and will gain exposure to writing and rhetorical techniques grounded in primary sources and key pieces from select literary periods.
This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for English 11.
Quality Matters Certification
Each semester of this course has met Quality Matters Review Standards.