This Freshman English program involves mastery of the writing process and requires intellectual curiosity as students critically analyze and incorporate the elements of the literary genre being studied in expository essays and creative writing projects. The genres studied include: Greco-Roman mythology (various selections), Greek drama (Medea), Shakespearean drama (Julius Caesar, Romeo and Juliet), modern drama (Our Town), short stories, contemporary poetry and narrative poetry and the novel (Flowers for Algernon). Students will keep a writer’s journal.



PREREQUISITE: 93% Standardized Test Scores in Reading/Language