In English 9R students will learn how to read, write, speak, and think more critically and expressively. Anchor texts include Of Mice and Men and Romeo and Juliet . Students will be engaged in Common Core literacy strategies through thematic units encompassing a variety of genres such as short stories, novels, plays, and non-fiction works. Key skills include close reading to text, using evident to make claims and build arguments, and inquiry-based research.
This Grade 9 course is the first of the required four year course of study in high school English.
Local Assessment: Curriculum driven teacher assessments
State Assessment: None