English 11 prepares students to read critically and write fluently for practically all occasions. Our content focuses on American literature, studying the techniques authors use to achieve their purposes as means of learning how to write for ourselves.
Course texts (2021-2022):
- Hamilton: An American Musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda
- Stitches by David Small
- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein