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Ninth Grade Literature

Course length

Year-long

Instructor

Anastasia James

Course Information

This course is designed to transition students from middle school reading and language arts to the rigorous expectations of a high school English classroom. With a focus on the study of literature, writing, vocabulary, and communication skills, students establish successful study skills and appropriate learning behavior. Additionally, this course helps students develop research and speaking/listening skills. Through the genre approach to literature, students read short stories, novels, drama and poetry,emphasizing the distinct elements and analysis of each type of literature.