AP English Language

live: $ 480

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  • Overview
  • Curriculum
  • Teacher

This Class is CLOSED for the 2019-20 School Year.

Prerequisite: High School Writing Methods, American Literature and British Literature 

This Advanced Placement English Language and Composition course, approved by College Board as an official AP designated class, engages students in becoming skilled readers of prose written in a variety of rhetorical contexts, and in becoming proficient writers who compose for a variety of purposes. Student writing and reading assignments encourage awareness of writing style, purpose, audience expectations, and subject matter, as well as, the way genre conventions and language resources contribute to effective writing. This advanced class, reflects college level work, requiring students to actively participate in class discussion and demonstrate the ability to handle a heavier workload.

Weekly homework, with a strong emphasis on analyzing writing and composition, reinforces the concepts taught in class and the instructor is available during live office hours and by email to assist students. Assignments are graded and students receive a mid-term report as well as a year-end course credit report. Parents are responsible for scheduling their children for this AP Exam, which is offered each year in May. Local schools typically provide the test and offer registration in the fall of the school year. See the teacher for more information. 

  • Books / Textbooks
    • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
    • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Other Materials
    • No other materials required

Beth Hempton lives in South Carolina with her husband, Darrell, two puppies, two kittens and two goats. She homeschooled her son, John Paul, and her daughter, Ally, through high school. Beth’s love for writing and desire to teach continue even though her children are now adults. Beth enjoys living in the country, reading, writing and traveling. She’s been known to go zip-lining, white water rafting and hiking. Learning new skills entices her and Jesus’s love inspires her. Beth's new adventure involves a mission trip to Kenya in June, 2019, to minister to women and orphans.

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