Course Description - The purpose of the course is to provide students with experiences that will challenge their reading, writing, speaking, listening & critical thinking skills. We will use Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Collections as out text and supplement with 6 additional novels and plays:
The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail
The Great Gatsby
To Kill A Mockingbird
Farewell to Manzanar
The course focuses on the essential skills necessary for future success, and students will regularly practice close reading, annotating, researching, note-taking and synthesizing.
Students will need to access google classroom, turnitin.com, alunabruin.weebly.com & No Red Ink to be successful.