Contemporary Lit

One Term                      Grades 11, 12                       Elective

This course allows student to read and interact with literature reflective of our diverse society. The course is intended for students who may or may not be college bound, but who want to develop reading, writing, and critical thinking skills through a variety of literature, poetry and drama. Thematic units include war literature in The Things They Carried; the American Dream in Death of a Salesman and Shoeless Joe; and other titles as determined by student academic need or achievement.