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How much homework is in English 2?

We estimate that the course workload will take 5-7 hours per week. During a typical week in this course, students will complete the following coursework: 

  • 60–90 minutes of live class instruction 
  • 40–50 pages of reading, guided by reading questions 
  • Grammar study, practice, & exercises 
  • Vocabulary list and accompanying quiz 
  • Occasional discussion forums or other homework assignments 

Throughout the year, students complete 9 full-length literary works, a collection of short literary works, literary analysis essays, 1 argumentative essay, 1 précis, several short creative compositions, 1 compare-and-contrast essay, and weekly assignments and quizzes on grammar and vocabulary.