This is the second course in a two-course sequence in British literature. Students will read a variety of works by British authors, including Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Lord of the Flies by William Golding. In addition to these major works, students will read short stories and informational texts, engage in poetry analysis, view informational videos, and write for various purposes. Students will interact with literature and explore topics of interest as they develop their reading, writing, and speaking skills. Lessons are guided by essential questions related to the themes of Technology: Potential for Enhancing Human Life and The DNA for Survival and Resilience.