11 th English is the year high school juniors take the Reading and Writing portions of the English SOL test. Since passing this test or not passing this test determines whether or not they graduate from high school, the first half of the nine weeks will be spent reviewing material which will likely be on the test in the areas of composition, grammar, spelling, research and reading comprehension. The literature in 11 th Grade English is a survey of American Literature from Native American writing through the contemporary period. Students will learn to write essays and research papers.
Her brother-in-law, John Woodbridge, pastor of the Andover church, brought to London a manuscript of her poetry which was printed there in 1650. The Tenth Muse was the first published poems written by a resident in the New World and soon became very popular. Anne Bradstreet probably took greatest pride in her meditative poems on humankind and on the seasons. However, the more intimate ones which reflect her concern for her family, home and the pleasures of everyday life are the most attractive for contemporary readership. Bradstreet, a firm believer in the Puritan experiment in America, was a poet whose works were based on English religious, political, and cultural history (Baym 2003: 115).
Many of his episcopal appointments were Calvinists, notably James Montague , who was an influential courtier. Puritans still opposed much of the Catholic summation in the Church of England, notably the Book of Common Prayer , but also the use of non-secular vestments (cap and gown) during services, the sign of the Cross in baptism, and kneeling to receive Holy Communion.  Some of the bishops under both Elizabeth and James tried to suppress the Puritan Movement, though other bishops were more tolerant and, in many places, individual ministers were able to omit disliked portions of the Book of Common Prayer .