Contemporary Literature

This course explores major themes in contemporary novels and non-fiction texts. Students will read, discuss, research, and analyze literary selections. They will examine authors' techniques and will gain awareness of how literature reflects society. Students will read and write about a variety of works including literature from different cultures, authors and societies; young adult literature; and contemporary literature. The course will help students become more culturally literate and globally aware while developing vocabulary, reading comprehension, and composition skills. This course may be conducted in both small group and whole-class format.

Credits: 1.0 (0.5 per semester)
Estimated Completion Time: 2 semesters/18-36 weeks
State Course Number: 54822
Honors
NCAA Approved