Language & Literature HL Year 1
Ms. Z's Busy Beez Workshop
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Dedicated time to workshop any class work which includes essays, group analysis assignments, individual orals, group projects, and close-reading strategies.
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
Year 1 Course Content
Quarter 1: Language and Race
Black Boy by Richard Wright
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
The Negro Motorist Green Book by Victor H. Green
Quarter 2: Language and Gender
Othello by William Shakespeare
"Letters to John Adams" by Abigail Adams
"The Mask You Live In" documentary
Quarter 3: Language and Mental Health
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
Fresh Air with Terry Gross
Non-literary texts (paintings) by Kim Noble
Quarter 4: Language and Politics
The Crucible by Arthur Miller