English III AP LanguageCourse Credit: 1 Unit
Prerequisites: English II CP or English II Honors and Honors/AP Criteria
Course Weight: 6.0
This course engages students in becoming skilled readers of prose written in a variety of periods, disciplines, and rhetorical contexts. This course allows students to write in a variety of forms – narrative, exploratory, expository, and argumentative on a variety of subjects. The purpose of this course is to enable students to read complex texts with understanding and to write prose of sufficient complexity to communicate effectively. Students are expected to take the AP examination in May. Depending upon their scores on this test, students may receive college credit.
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Formal essays 25%
When in doubt, check the Wise Owl at Purdue. When you write papers and use any source to help prove your points, you will need to cite this in the body of your paper and include a works cited page. Use this link if you have any questions about in text citations or the works cited page.
Be sure to register for the AP Language and Composition Exam. Follow this link to find out what score you need at the college of your choice to earn credit: http://collegesearch.collegeboard.com/apcreditpolicy/index.jsp.