English 4 students will study the masterworks of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the contemporary era. This course also includes intensive work on composition, including literary analysis and criticism and other expository forms. The required research paper assignment provides practice in research methods and documentation, MLA compliance, self-expression, and organization skills.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of previous grade level English
This 6-week course is offered for first time credit, for credit grade replacement, or for non-credit enrichment in preparation for taking the course in the future. Please check with your school regarding credit from outside institutions.
Kim Kimpton has been teaching at American Heritage School for 20 years. She is certified to teach English, Psychology, and ESE courses in Florida. She has a Bachelor's degree from SUNY Buffalo and a Master's degree from USF.
Randy Shapiro, a veteran English teacher, holds certification in K-12 Special Education from Boston University as well as an MA in Educational Leadership from Lesley College. This is her tenth year at American Heritage, and she has been in education as a teacher, principal, and Special Education Director for 30 years.
A class may be canceled if fewer than 6 students enroll, and a specific teacher is not guaranteed. It is the parents’ responsibility to check with their child's school when seeking credit for a course. For online courses, the students’ cameras MUST be turned on at all times, and attendance is mandatory. To protect the privacy rights of all, there is absolutely no videotaping or recording by students during the course. Students must be age appropriate for the course, and all students must adhere to proper online etiquette. For online courses, young children must be supervised by a parent at all times.