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
  • Poetry
  • Drama: 7th: Cyrano de Bergerac; 8th: Twelfth Night
  • 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, Foreign Phrases and Latin/Greek root words
  • Spelling: Commonly Misspelled Words
  • Literature Circles: An enrichment period offering opportunities for individual and group reading of a variety of genres