English II-Introduction to American Literature

Course EE34| Mrs. Christine Meko

Sophomores (Required) 1.0 Credit

This course introduces students to a range of American literature from colonial times to the 21st Century and provides a thematic study of fiction and non-fiction literature as it relates to
America’s development as a nation. By utilizing both excerpts from a textbook and novel-based reading, students will read and evaluate major literary works and literary criticisms. Students are also exposed to SAT preparation, reading comprehension strategies, and an extensive vocabulary and grammar enrichment program. The writing program focuses on the development of analytical, persuasive and expository/research essays incorporating support from primary sources.

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