AP ENGLISH LITERATURE COURSE SYLLABUS
Teacher: Randy Nantz Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prerequisites: AP Eng. Lang./teacher approval High School Credit(s): 1
Course Description: AP English Literature is a course designed to replicate the experiences gained from an entry level college literature course, including literary analysis and exposure to high quality texts. Students will be exposed to college level writing and can earn college credit by achieving a minimum score of 3 on the AP exam administered at the end of the course.
Objectives: Students will strengthen their abilities to read critically, write analytically, and speak effectively. Students will also sharpen their abilities to work both independently and collaboratively.
Materials Used (textbooks, software, magazines, etc.): English textbooks and anthologies, released AP test items, various writing models, various novels and plays from the AP reading list.
Grading policy: Final drafts of portfolio will be worth 1,200 points; Major tests, 600 points; Minor tests, 300 points; Daily grades, 100 points.
AP English Literature Scoring Scale
1st nine weeks
2nd nine weeks
3rd nine weeks
4th nine weeks
1st nine weeks
Procedures for Makeup Work/Tests:
Attendance Policy: Attendance is crucial to student success. This course will follow the attendance policies approved by the CFI and Laurel County Board of Education.
Supplies (to be supplied by the student):
Class Expectations (class rules):
1. Be in seat on time.
2. Bring all needed materials.
3. Turn work in on time. It is also your responsibility to get and complete make up work.
4. Be respectful and attentive (i.e. no cell phones, no talking while others are presenting, etc)
Course Outline/Tentative Schedule/Major Assignments: