Curriculum

Language Arts

  • Short Stories

  • Novels: 7th grade: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Call of the Wild, The Book Thief; 8th grade: A Christmas Carol, The Good Earth, Animal Farm

  • Drama: 7th: Cyrano de Bergerac; 8th: Twelfth Night

  • Poetry

  • Essays and Speeches

  • African American Literature

  • Writing: Informative/Explanatory, Argument, Narrative, Research

  • Grammar: Exercises in English (supplemental pages can be found on Classroom)

  • Vocabulary: Vocabulary Workshop

  • Literature Circles: An enrichment period offering opportunities for individual and group reading of a variety of genres