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

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  • Course Syllabus


    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

    Non-literary texts




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