Course Overview

Required Texts:

     Philbrick.  Freak the Mighty - a young adult novel. 

     Tolkein.  The Hobbit - an epic fantasy novel.  (Accelerated English)

     Goodrich, Hackett.  The Diary of Anne Frank - a play based on The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.

     Strasser.  The Wave - a young adult novel.  (Accelerated English)

     Hinton.  The Outsiders - a young adult novel.

     Shakespeare.  Romeo and Juliet - a romantic tragedy.

     Houghton, Mifflin, and Harcourt.  Collections - an anthology of short stories, non-fiction, and poems,  (available on-line)

     Sadlier, Oxford.  Vocabulary Level C - practice lessons to build vocabulary skills.  (handouts)