This course is designed to prepare students forAP-level courses. The content isbased on but not limited to Springboardcurriculum, a program created by CollegeBoard, the company that creates andadministers SAT and AP tests. The curriculumis rigorous and relevant, and it isaligned with Common Core standards. Throughthe course of the year studentswill work to improve their writing, readingcomprehension, listening, andspeaking skills. They will be challenged to thinkcritically, to preparearguments backed by evidence, to analyze literature, towork collaboratively,to examine texts in the scope of the real world, to growas students.