English Language Arts

Middle School Texts

This year in Middle School English, we will be reading a selection of poetry, short stories, and novels including: "Home" by Gwendolyn Brooks, "The Cremation of Sam McGee" by Robert Service, "To Build A Fire" by Jack London, Cold River by William Judson and Lyddie by Katherine Patterson.

We will also spend time listening to and reading speeches such as "Disappointment is the Lot of Women" by Lucy Stone and "The Commonwealth Club Address" by Caesar Chavez.  

Please check back here often as I will be adding to our curriculum throughout the year. 

9th Grade English Texts

This year in 9th grade English we will be reading a selection of poetry, short stories and novels including, "The Necklace" by Anton Chekov, "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell, "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost, "Annabel Lee" by Edgar Allen Poe, "The Monkey's Paw" by WW Jacobs and Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, The Pearl by John Steinbeck. 

Please check back here often as I will be adding curriculum as we progress throughout the year. 

English 11 Texts

This year in 11th grade English, we will be reading a selection of poetry, short stories and novels including: "Faults" by Sara Teasdale, "My Last Duchess" by William Browning, "The Scarlet Ibis" by James Hurst, "Maud and Sadie" by Gwendolyn Brooks, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee and The Crucible by Arthur Miller.  

Please check back here often as I will be adding texts as we progress throughout the year. 

12th Grade Texts

This year in senior English we will be reading a selection of poetry, short stories, speeches and novels including: Queen Elizabeth's Spanish Armada speech, President Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, "Erika: Poems of the Holocaust" by William Heyen, Animal Farm by George Orwell and Born A Crime by Trevor Noah. 

Please check back here often as I will be adding texts to our curriculum as we progress throughout the year.