AP® Literature and Composition EVP

  • Name:

    AP® Literature and Composition EVP (ENGL500e)

  • Department:

    Enriched Virtual

  • Credits:

    1.0 (yearlong course)

  • Suggested Prerequisites:

    American Literature (ENGL300); A grade of an 85% or higher in the subject area course taken the previous year

AP® Literature and Composition EVP

Description:

New for 2020-2021!

AP® Literature is designed to strengthen the student’s ability to read and interpret the various genres and motifs in literature. This class will help prepare the student to take the AP® exam in Literature at the end of the school year, but the class will not “teach to the test.” Students will write multiple essays utilizing excellent analysis, structure, and phrasing. Literature readings will be mainly from British Literature, with selections from World Literature added. This class covers many of the literary pieces that the British Literature class covers, but it does so at a higher level, as it covers the worldviews of each major literary movement.

Special Notes:

If you want to take the AP® exam associated with this course, then be aware that the exam is offered by College Board in early May. Plan accordingly. Go to collegeboard.com to register, find testing locations near you, and browse helpful tips and information.

Special Instructions:

*As part of the EVP program, this course will have a live class requirement once a week at a set time; please see the website for time choices. This live class will include teaching, discussion with classmates from around the world, demonstrations, questions and answers, and other aspects of a live classroom. Students will have weekly due dates and stay on a traditional coursework schedule.

Semester 1: August 17 - January 10

Fall Break: November 23 - 27

Christmas Break: December 21 - January 1

Semester 2: January 11 - May 23

Spring Break: March 29 - April 2

Times: Tuesdays 3:00 pm OR Tuesdays 9:00 pm US Central Time

FROM THE TEACHER

Come work with me! Let's prepare together, in real time, for the AP® Literature Exam. Our weekly prep and study sessions will offer you steady, helpful, and timely feedback from your instructor and your classmates. AP® Literature is a level up from your average Literature course, so why not encounter this challenge in an environment of regular, meaningful interaction?

  • Stay on track with coordinated due dates.
  • Practice real AP® Literature multiple choice and free response exam questions.
  • Encounter challenging works of Literature in an environment where it's safe to make mistakes and learn.
  • Develop real analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Walk alongside your instructor and your classmates as you move through the course together.

Want to feel confident when you sit for the AP® Literature Exam? This is the course for you!

If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.

Student Feedback

Everything was in order to be followed exactly. Really nice having the notes at the beginning of each week.

This course was very informative and I am excited for next semester.

This teacher is amazing and I am so thankful to have been put in her class. It is not hard to see that she genuinely cares about english and her students and it is a very inspiring and motivating energy.

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