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Open to students in grade(s): 10
|Literature as Social Criticism||004||2 Credits|
NOTE: PRE-REGISTRATION FOR THE HONORS PORTFOLIO IS NOT REQUIRED. STUDENTS WILL SELECT THE HONORS OPTION DURING THE FIRST TRIMESTER OF TENTH-GRADE ENGLISH.
Literature as Social Criticism, required for all tenth graders, is an introduction to critical literary studies. The reading encompasses classical tragedy, Shakespearean drama, novels, and short stories. The course features selected fiction by modern American writers of various backgrounds. Literary selections illustrate a variety of approaches to social and ethical issues such as maturation, gender roles, and race/class division and develop the student’s sense of the author as social critic.
Curriculum Map for Literature as Social Criticism