English III & AP English III
ENGLISH III -This course is the study of American literature by genre and by theme based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills objectives. The course includes studies of various literary genres: short story, poetry, novel, drama and non-fiction. The development of critical reading and critical writing skills is a major emphasis of the course. Beginning with the Class of 2015, this course requires an EOC assessment.
AP ENGLISH III (LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION) -This course is designed to prepare students for the College Board’s Advanced Placement test in Language and Composition. This rigorous course of study includes extensive reading in American literature and analytical compositions. Summer reading may be required. Students enrolled are required to take the Advanced Placement exam. Beginning with the Class of 2015, this course requires an EOC assessment.