I started today by going over the dates of the Mock Exam (1/26) and Saturday Study Session #2 (1/30). We reviewed the Argument essay students wrote for the first semester final. Students took a different position than the one they defended on the final and wrote that essay, trying to work additional detail into their examples (data) and also additional examples. At the end of class, we began our discussion of the Dominant Culture and Equity following our number game on Monday. Homework: read/annotate another chapter or two of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
AP English Language & Composition
College professors frequently lament the poor writing skills of the students who enter their classrooms, particularly straight out of high school. This course is designed to help you succeed in not only a freshman composition course, but in college altogether. Students will learn to think critically, read analytically, and communicate with clarity and confidence.
While students may earn college credit if they receive a 3, 4, or 5 on the AP English Language and Composition Exam (depending on their chosen college), the ultimate goal of this course is to prepare students for the rigors of college writing.