Ms. Jordan's American Literature


American Literature and Composition

Eleventh Grade Language Arts

Westlake High School

Welcome to our American Literature Class!

This website is designed to help you to be successful in this class by giving you access to teacher prepared lecture notes and class powerpoints, by providing suggested resources to prepare you for the End of Course Test and by allowing you access to weekly assignments whenever you are absent.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  American Literature and Composition will continue to build on the reading and language curriculum established in tenth grade. Throughout this course, students will have opportunities to develop and expand their knowledge of American literature and demonstrate their mastery level of new learning through performance tasks and assessments. At the completion of this course, students will take the American Literature and Composition End-of-Course Test required by state law.

The ELA department will implanting an required outside reading program.  Students are expected to read, analyze, and discuss text selected by the teacher.

PREREQUISITE(S): 9th and 10th Grade Literature and Composition

Textbooks:  Prentice Hall Literature (The American Experience) $61.95