English 12 - Semester 1
English is the study of the creation and analysis of literature written in the English language. In English 12A you will explore the relation between British history and literature from the AngloSaxon period through the neoclassical era, including the works of Shakespeare. You will read and analyze a variety of literary works from this time period using relevant cultural and political history presented in each lesson. In English 12A you will also study a variety of techniques to improve your reading comprehension, writing skills, and grammar and mechanics. The instruction covers many types of writing: creative, descriptive, expository, narrative, and persuasive. In addition you will complete writing activities in which you will employ analytical and persuasive skills.
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