• Primary Text: Prentice Hall Literature: Timeless Voices 

    In this course, students will read and analyze both fiction and nonfiction works.  They will read short stories, novels, poems, plays and nonfiction selections.  Instruction in vocabulary and writing will also be incorporated throughout the year.

    Semester 1: Black Boy,  Romeo and Juliet, short story unit, nonfiction unit and a research simulation task
    Semester 2: The Secret Life of Bees, Night, The Pact , poetry unit, nonfiction essays and the research simulation task
    Grades will be computed from the following:
    Assessments:                              40%
    Quizzes:                                       30%
    Classwork/Homework:                 20% 
    Supplemental Online Programs   10%