• Course Objectives:

    • Read and respond critically to a variety of short stories, drama, novels, and poems.
    • Understand diverse cultures and the historical relevance of literature.
    • Apply an understanding of literary terms (such as plot, setting, characterization, etc.) to the analysis of class readings.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in the narrative, informative, persuasive, and creative modes of writing with an emphasis on five-paragraph essays.
    • Review usage, mechanics, and grammar related to writing and speaking standards.
    • Display an enriched vocabulary.
    • Contribute meaningfully to classroom discussions.
    • Develop creative thinking, problem solving, and independent study techniques.



    Common Core Literature-Pearson Grade 10

    The House on Mango Street- Sandra Cisneros

    Julius Caesar- Shakespeare

    Lord of the Flies- William Golding


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