Language Arts 11 is a multi-faceted full-year language arts course. This course examines assorted genres of literature including the novel, the short story, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and early historical writings of American authors. Composition is stressed through writing persuasive, narrative, expository, and descriptive essays. Students will also continue to implement research techniques for added support in their writing. To improve writing and to prepare for college entrance exams, students will review grammar and usage and work to build an extensive vocabulary.