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Mythology

  • Prerequisites: Must have successfully completed English I and II

    Mythology is a survey of ancient Greek and Roman stories, heroes, gods, and the universe. Studying these myths creates opportunities for students to relate these myths to the history, culture, and beliefs of the ancient world and how they relate to our world today. This knowledge will enable students to better understand other genres as they encounter allusions or references to mythological characters and events. Vocabulary will consist of Greek prefixes, suffixes, and roots which will help increase word skills and reading comprehension.

Shakespeare

  • Prerequisites: Must have successfully completed English I and II

    This course provides motivated juniors and seniors with a challenging experience in the study of Shakespeare’s plays with an emphasis on the relevance of this literature to our lives today. Various types of plays will be addressed, including a tragedy, Hamlet, and several comedies. Composition will focus on various essays that will require critical thinking and literary analysis. In addition, oral presentations that require creative thinking skills will be incorporated.