In English 2 you will travel back in time to read the fascinating stories that shaped modern literature. This course builds on the reading and writing skills developed in English 1 and introduces you to quintessential works from ancient Greece as well as Italy in the Middle Ages and times of renaissance and revolution in England, Spain, Germany, and France. You will learn the lessons taught by great literature and become excellent writers who can respond to any text critically and thoughtfully. You will apply your growing mastery of grammar, vocabulary, and mechanics to all written assignments. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared for English 3 where you’ll examine masterpieces of American literature.