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English 3 (A, CP)

Grade:  11
Year Credits: 5
Prerequisite:  English 2
English 3 is designed to explore the development of American literature from the Puritan Age through the twenty-first century.  Literary philosophies such as Regionalism, Transcendentalism, Puritanism, Romanticism, and Modernism are cornerstones of the course.

In this course students will explore the evolution of the American Dream through fiction and nonfiction pieces.  Students will focus on close reading, annotation, literary analysis, research, grammar and usage skills, and critical thinking and analytical skills.