English II is developed around four major thematic units: Mythology, Mystery/Research, Essential Shakespeare, and Motivations. Students will examine literature to gain insight into the human dimension, into self, and into the writer’s craftsmanship and writing. This class also includes a strong research component, covering the basics of research and composing a complete research paper. This course is required, or Honors English 2 may be substituted to meet the requirement.
Essential Shakespeare Motivations
World Mythology, Donna Rosenberg
House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros
Lord of the Flies, William Golding
Much Ado About Nothing