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AP English Language & Composition

An AP course in English Language and Composition engages students in becoming skilled readers of prose written in a variety of rhetorical contexts and in becoming skilled writers who compose for a variety of purposes. Both their writing and their reading should make students aware of the interactions among a writer’s purposes, audience expectations, and subjects, as well as the way genre conventions and the resources of language contribute to effectiveness in writing.  The course materials and writing assignments prepare students to take the Advanced Placement Exam.  English Advanced Placement is an intensive course designed for students who are ready for college level writing. 
Course # 11190 
Course Term: Yearlong 
Grade Levels: 11 
Graduation Credit: English 
CSU/UC: English (b)
Course Description:
AP Language Summer Work
AP Language Summer Reading:
Read The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. As you read, analyze Holden Caulfield. Where is Holden? What bothers Holden? Why? What is the catcher in the rye? Why would Holden “like to be” the catcher in the rye? What is Holden’s problem? How do you know? How do you interpret the ending? We will answer these questions and more when school begins.  Stay safe and enjoy summer!