English III: This course is designed to provide students with a survey of British literature from medieval to modern times through genres such as epic literature, Gothic literature, science fiction, and drama. Works studied may include Beowulf, Canterbury Tales, and Macbeth, and authors read may include Mary Shelley, Oscar Wilde, George Orwell, and Neil Gaiman. A variety of supplemental poetry and nonfiction texts will be incorporated. Students will continue to develop skills of literary analysis and argument writing.
from The Raritan High School Program of Studies