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APLiterature and Composition Examination Sem 2

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: English and Language Arts
Course ID: D-ENG-510BV1-K
College Concurrent: No
School District: Niobrara County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Virtual Academy
Course Capacity: 99
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system D2L Brightspace
Delivery Method: Online Synchronous
Curriculum Type: K12 Inc.
Credits: 0.5
Standards: Wyoming standards alignment available from the district upon request
Hathaway Success Course: Yes
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: Yes
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 21, 2019 - May 22, 2020
Available for Purchase: 400.00

Course Description:
In this course, the equivalent of an introductory college-level survey class, students are immersed in novels, plays, poems, and short stories from various periods. Students read and write daily using a variety of multimedia and interactive activities, interpretive writing assignments, and discussions. The course places special emphasis on reading comprehension, structural and critical analyses of written works, literary vocabulary, and recognizing and understanding literary devices. Students prepare for the AP Exam and for further study in creative writing, communications, journalism, literature, and composition.
Course Prerequisites:
Success in American Literature (or equivalent) and a teacher/counselor recommendation
Required Materials:
Required (both semesters): The Norton Anthology of Poetry, 5th ed.; The Story and Its Writer: An Introduction to Short Fiction, compact 7th ed. Required (first semester): Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston; Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen; A
Course Accessibility:
Accomodations of modifications are based on academic need. We utilize read-aloud programs, visual supports, dictation programs, closed captioning, and braille.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Student progress in course meets expectations.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • When this course is taken by a student in a school with a district-assigned learning coach, seat time attendance may be used to document participation.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Student progress in course meets expectations.