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AP® English Literature & Composition – Part 2

Poems

Maggie Sokolik

This course prepares you to read more deeply and write more clearly about works of literature. Through an engaging collection of videos, authentic readings, and support material from a variety of sources, you will learn to appreciate literature from different genres. You will learn about different genres of poetry and the history of some of our greatest poets.

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This course prepares you to read more deeply and write more clearly about works of literature. Through an engaging collection of videos, authentic readings, and support material from a variety of sources, you will learn to appreciate literature from different genres. You will learn about different genres of poetry and the history of some of our greatest poets.

You will broaden your vocabulary while you sharpen your academic and creative writing skills. Interaction with other students will help you to refine your thinking about the reading and writing as well. You will learn to write under time pressure, and have the opportunity to complete practice assignments that are similar to those you will find on the AP examination.

There are no prerequisites; you don’t have to take the AP exam to join the course. If you want to learn about poetry, literature and writing, this course is for you.

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Develops foundational skills in literary analysis, which are highly relevant to the AP Exam
Taught by Maggie Sokolik, who is recognized for her work in literature and writing
Helps learners broaden their vocabulary
Includes a mix of videos, readings, and discussions, making it multi-modal
Teaches time management skills through timed assignments
Requires no prerequisites, making it accessible to a wide audience

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Learners who complete AP® English Literature & Composition – Part 2: Poems will develop knowledge and skills that may be useful to these careers:
Poet
Poets write and publish poems. This course is a great fit for poets who want to develop their understanding of poetry and their ability to write poems that are both creative and meaningful.
Professor
Professors teach and conduct research at colleges and universities. This course is a great fit for professors who want to develop their understanding of poetry and their ability to teach poetry to students.
Writer
Writers produce a wide range of written content, including articles, books, poems, scripts, speeches, and website content. This course is relevant as it teaches students to analyze and interpret literary works, which is a key skill for writers who want to create their own compelling and meaningful content.
Literary Critic
Literary critics analyze and interpret works of literature. This course is a great fit for literary critics who want to develop their understanding of poetry and their ability to write insightful and thought-provoking criticism.
Journalist
Journalists research, write, and edit news stories for newspapers, magazines, and websites. This course helps build a foundation for journalists by teaching them how to read critically, analyze information, and write clearly and concisely.
Editor
Editors oversee the production of written content, including books, magazines, newspapers, and websites. This course is relevant as it teaches students how to analyze and interpret literary works, as well as how to write clearly and concisely.
Speechwriter
Speechwriters write speeches for public figures, such as politicians, business leaders, and celebrities. This course is relevant as it teaches students how to write clearly, persuasively, and effectively.
Teacher
Teachers develop and implement lesson plans, instruct students, and assess student learning. This course is relevant as it provides teachers with the skills they need to analyze and interpret literature, as well as to write clearly and effectively.
Public Relations Specialist
Public relations specialists manage the public image of organizations and individuals. This course may be useful for public relations specialists who want to develop their ability to write clearly and concisely.
Copywriter
Copywriters write marketing and advertising copy. This course may be useful for copywriters who want to develop their ability to write persuasively and creatively.
Technical Writer
Technical writers create instructions, manuals, and other technical documents. This course may be useful for technical writers who want to develop their ability to write clearly and concisely.
Grant Writer
Grant writers write grant proposals to secure funding for nonprofit organizations and other causes. This course may be useful for grant writers who want to develop their ability to write persuasively and clearly.
Marketing Manager
Marketing managers develop and implement marketing campaigns. This course may be useful for marketing managers who want to develop their ability to write marketing materials that are clear, persuasive, and creative.
Social Media Manager
Social media managers manage the social media presence of organizations and individuals. This course may be useful for social media managers who want to develop their ability to write engaging and creative social media content.
Librarian
Librarians help people find and access information. This course may be useful for librarians who want to develop their understanding of literature and their ability to assist patrons in finding and using literary resources.

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