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    2023-2024 Teaching Schedule
    Room P8
    Period 1 = Honors English 1
    Period 2 = Honors English 1
    Period 3 = English 3
    Period 4 = Student Government/Leadership
    Period 5 = English 3
    Period 6 = Prep
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    Please email me.  Be sure to add your student's name in the subject line, so I don't think your message is spam.  I tend to respond much faster via email--usually within 48 hours!

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    Ms. Stravers
    Freshmen Texts:
    Summer Reading
    Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes- Edith Hamilton
    *NOTE: This summer reading requirement is stated on the honors contract students sign when registering for the course with their counselor.  We do a good deal of project-based work with this reading the first month of school.
    Fall/Spring Reading
    The Odyssey- Homer 
    To Kill A Mockingbird- Harper Lee 
    Multicultural Short Stories/Poems/Essays/Songs
    Night- Elie Weisel
    I Am Malala- Malala Yousefzai
    Romeo and Juliet- William Shakespeare
    Junior Texts:
    Fall/Spring Reading
    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest- Ken Kesey (whole-class novel)
    The Great Gatsby- F. Scott Fitzgerald (Choice Book: Narrative/Fiction)
    Black Boy Part 1- Richard Wright (Choice Book: Informational/Memoir)
    The Crucible- Arthur Miller (Choice Book: Historical Fiction)
    A Raisin in the Sun- Lorraine Hansberry (Choice Text: Social Justice Speeches)

  • Kristen Stravers
    Student Government,
    Honors Freshmen &
    Junior English Teacher
    English, Room P8
    916.294.2400 ext. 415804