Class Center: Laura Lynn Roland
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Boyd-Buchanan School, Class of 1990
Lee University, B.A. in Communications, Minors in Bible and Spanish, Class of 1995
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, M.A. in English Rhetoric and Composition, Class of 2005
Classes Taught by Laura Lynn Roland
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AP Language and Dual Enrollment
This course engages students in becoming skilled readers of prose written from various literary periods, disciplines, and rhetorical contexts. Students become writers who are more skilled by composing pieces for a variety of purposes and audiences. The purpose of this course is to enable students to read complex texts with understanding and to write prose of sufficient richness and complexity in order to communicate effectively with mature readers. Students are required to take the College Board AP examination in order to receive Advanced Placement designation on their transcript.
Thematic and historical approaches of American literary history are the basis for English III. The class integrates lessons on vocabulary and advanced grammar and punctuation throughout the year. Students learn how to write with more complexity and richness by completing a variety of writing assignments. To continue their development with research skills, English III offers students additional practice in documentation of sources, using MLA, organization or material, completing and analyzing research, and compiling a research project. Students are presented the major works of noted American authors and complete various assignments including essays and projects.
This class introduces students to the fundamentals of speaking.