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01003 English 11

English 11 is designed to follow the development of American literature from its early beginnings to the contemporary era, including sermons, diaries, speeches, short stories, poetry, novels, and journalism. Students will write a research paper and other persuasive essays and will gain exposure to writing and rhetorical techniques grounded in primary sources and key pieces from select literary periods.

This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for English 11.

Quality Matters Certification

Each semester of this course has met Quality Matters Review Standards.

Semester 1:

Semester 2:

Credit Recovery Option

This course is also offered as a credit recovery course.

Prerequisites

  • English 9 and 10 (required)

Course Texts and Materials

Required

The following works are not in the public domain and, therefore, must be purchased/accessed separately. The local school is responsible for providing these required texts for students.

  • Short Stories
    • “Soldier’s Home” by Ernest Hemingway
    • “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty
    • “A Good Man Is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor
    • “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” by Katherine Anne Porter
  • Books
    • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
    • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

Important Considerations for Assigned Readings

Credits

  • 1 credit

Terms Offered*

  • 01003 English 11
    • Full Year
    • Fall Block
    • Spring Block
    • Summer Session
  • 01003 English 11—Credit Recovery
    • Summer Session

*See explanation of academic terms offered

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