Students will develop a basic understanding of poetry as they analyze and isolate figures of speech, enhance their writing skills as several different rhetorical modes are practiced, and enlarge their vocabulary while becoming more proficient at punctuation. This is the first course in a two-part Twelfth-Grade English series (ENGL 055 and ENGL 057.) This course also encompasses the Common Core State Standards.
<i>Man's Search for Meaning</i> and <i>The Great Divorce</i> may be available at a local library or bookstore.
Course Outline: 
1. Life as a Journey
2. My Own Journey Thus Far
3. What Brought Me to This Bend in the Road?
4. The Compass
5. The Destination
6. The Map
7. Fellow Travelers
8. You've Arrived