This course is designed to prepare students for a college-level English course. The course is designed to introduce students to various genres and authors including many multicultural works. All assignments will be designed and graded according to the academic rigor that would be typical in a college English class. This course seeks to enhance the skills of critical reading, analytical writing, and vocabulary development.
Semester 2 Major Works: The Joy Luck Club The Bluest Eye Kite Runner How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (Time permitting) Left to Tell