Prerequisite:  English 11

In English 12, students will continue to develop their ability to use God's gifts of language and reasoning through the six strands of communication:  speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing and representing. The emphasis in English 12 is on academic communication, particularly literary critique, formal and informal essays, language style, and Socratic seminars.  Students will also learn to interpret, analyze, and respond to increasingly complex literature from a Christian perspective.   The literature includes selections from Romantic Literature to Contemporary Literature. Student study a range of literary genres and become proficient in recognizing and analyzing literary terms and elements associated with each genre.