The objectives of this course include the study of written communication, vocabulary, and the development of literary analysis through short stories, novels, plays, poetry, and forms of non-fiction. The curriculum also develops public speaking skills through presentations, vocabulary, and grammar.
Technology is ESSENTIAL for distance learning, including the use of Chromebooks/computers daily.
Cell phones are supposed to be turned off and put away during class time when in the traditional classroom.
Assignments and classwork materials are updated daily on Google classroom. Please email me to become a parent/guardian on the site.Email
Grades updated daily in PowerSchool: PowerSchool Link
Texts (in connection with StudySync which includes academic articles, text excerpts, poetry, mythology, folktales, and short stories)
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry