Grade 10-12 One Semester.
This course counts toward graduation as general electives, but NOT as fulfillment of the four-year English graduation requirement.
This online eLo course provides a historical overview of African-American literature, from Frederick Douglass’ slave narrative to contemporary hip-hop music. Students will examine the importance of literacy, story craft, and social responsibility in the African-American literary tradition. Course materials include poetry, drama, non-fiction, novels, film and music.