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Language & Composition

Advanced Placement English: Language and Composition (140)

Grade 12

1 Credit

This AP college-level course is designed to provide instruction and assignments which require students to read critically and analyze carefully a wide variety of challenging non-fiction selections. Through close reading and frequent writing, students deepen their understanding of rhetoric and language, while strengthening their own ability to write for a variety of purposes and audiences. To maintain the standards required for success on the AP Exam in May, students must maintain an average of 85 or above. If a quarter grade falls below 85, a conference will be held to discuss current or alternate placement. Cost of the AP Exam is approximately $90, which all students are required to take.