Course Number: CXL-141
Category: English Language Arts, Pathways
Recommended Grades: 11,12
Level: College Prep
Description: Law & Public Policy Pathway students read a variety of fiction and non-fiction works, focusing on drama, poetry, short stories, novels, and nonfiction. Selected texts focus on the fields of law and public policy and explore issues such as human rights, school safety, and the conflict between freedom and security. Students produce writing portfolio pieces including a research paper, a college essay, a position paper, and a short story. This is an interdisciplinary class that must be taken with three other LPP core classes (Forensic Science, Law & Public Policy, and Statistics), all of which focus on the same curriculum units simultaneously. Units include: Crime Scene Investigation; Human Nature, Rules, and Power; and Criminal Law and the Pursuit of Justice. (For more information on the Pathways, see Page 37) Prerequisites: Successful completion of English 10, 11 or AP English Language and Composition and acceptance into the Law & Public Policy Pathway.