Course # 12164

    Half Year

    1/2 Credit

    Available to grades 11-12


    In this semester-long course, students will study how an author tells a complete and true story about the nature of American crime.  Students will explore a variety of nonfiction texts recounting not only physical violence, but also psychological crimes.  Students will analyze how an author crafts the story through research, structure, and language, and how these elements contribute to the author’s comment on the crime as representative of a larger issue in American society. 


    Prerequisite:  English 9 and 10