The textbook adoption committee would like to recommend adoption of The Language of Composition for use in AP English for 11th-grade students.
The Language of Composition is the built from the ground up to help students succeed in the AP English Language course. Written by a team of experts with experience in both high school and college, this text focuses on teaching students the skills they need to read, write, and think at the college level. With practical advice and an extensive selection of readings — including essays, poetry, fiction, and visual texts — The Language of Composition helps students develop the key skills they must master to pass the course, to succeed on the AP Exam, and to prepare for a successful college career. Revised based on feedback from teachers across the country, the second edition promises to be an even better resource for the AP Language classroom.
The purchase cost of the text is approximately $2500 for the single class set that is needed.
The textbook will be available for board and public review in the district office and at the board meeting.