Course Number: 143
Semester; 5 Units
UC/CSU Approved: English “B” Requirement. Satisfies one semester of the English graduation requirement.
This semester course is offered to 11th and 12th grade students with an exceptional interest in and talent for creative writing including fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Writing in Literature II students are held to expectations of a greater commitment of time outside of class, an increased frequency of individual conferences with the instructor, a significant amount of independent study, and a dedication to appropriately high standards of literary quality. This course can be taken as an 11th grade elective in addition to the required year-long American Literature, American Literature Honors, or AP Language and Composition course. 12th graders who take the course satisfy one semester of their English requirement.
- See required reading for Writing in Literature I
- Additional texts beyond the sources from Writing in Literature I are provided by the instructor
Note: Summer Reading Texts are by grade level and are posted in May.
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Estimated Homework Per Class:
Successful completion of Writing in Literature I