• Course Description: This course is designed to provide you with a strong foundation in basic language arts skills.  We will read and study works from various genres, such as poetry, short stories, and novels.  In conjunction with the literature we read, we will be utilizing the writing process as we explore the various modes of written expression.  As a student in this class, you will be expected to read and write often and to be a positive contributing member during class sessions.  


    Common Core Literature-Pearson Grade 9               

    Romeo and Juliet- William Shakespeare

    To Kill a Mockingbird- Harper Lee   

    Of Mice and Men- John Steinbeck              

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings- Maya Angelou*

    The Odyssey- Homer


    Please reference the Writing Guide when writing essays for this course.