Language Arts 12
This course focuses on early literary developments of England from the early Middle Ages to the present. Emphasis is on the major writers and their contributions to changing concepts of literary form and content. The year’s study will conclude with contemporary societal viewpoints as expressed in modern works of literature. Students analyze argument and compose essays addressing both sides of an argument. The analysis of Latin/Greek rooted vocabulary and literary terminology will continue with this course. Students enhance their critical thinking and analytical writing skills by completing a variety of essays. Successful completion of every step of a research paper in MLA style is required to pass this class.
Required summer reading: All students taking Language Arts 12 must complete the summer reading assignment before the first day of school. The assignment will be posted on the Collegiate Academy website in June.