High School




Class: Senior Honors English


This course includes examination of various works of world literature. Students examine major literary forms from several cultures and eras to arrive at an understanding of what is constant and universal. Students demonstrate a more sophisticated mastery of writing and oral communication skills

Topics to be covered:

– MLA research paper format

– The study of world classics

– View the world through literature

– Literature interpretation of various genres

– Oral interpretation of written works

– Poetry writing and interpretation

– Various grammar identifications such as metaphor, simile, etc.

– Develop a comprehensive style of writing

– Strategies to advance and support evidence to convey meaning and intent

– Valid analysis and evaluation of speaking performance and speech intent

– Appraise various ethical standards as applied to diverse cultures