Lit & Lang 1

Course Description:

A required course designed for 9th grade students. The writing component emphasizes grammar and conventions necessary for building an effective writing style.  The main objective of the literature component is to acquaint students with the various literary genres, specifically prose including short stories, drama, poetry and nonfiction. As per the Common Core, students will learn to cite textual evidence to support arguments in their writing.

First Semester Units:
  • Nonfiction & Research
  • Writing & Grammar
  • Novel Unit
Second Semester Units:
  • Romeo & Juliet
  • The Odyssey
  • Short Stories & Poetry