AP Literature and Composition- This course is taught on a college level and thus requires both a zeal for literature and a strong work ethic. It involves literarture in the form of poetry, novels, short stories, and prose, AP test strategies and practice, and in- depth analysis and interpretation. Students will begin to analyze literature focusing on author intent and the rhetorical devices he/she uses to achieve that intent.SAT Prep- The SAT is easily the most important test any student will take in his/her academic career. This course is designed to improve the critical reading and writing scores of students taking the SAT. Students are assessed on how much they improve from a beginning of the course diagnostic to several end of the course summative tests. SAT Prep involves intense vocab study, critical reading and writing methods and strategies, and a great deal of guided and timed practice. If students commit themselves to the course, complete all the work, and are rarely absent, a higher score is guaranteed.