English 9
(English 9 2013-2014)

English 9 will introduce you to many of the English language arts skills and techniques necessary for success in high school and beyond. In this class, you will read a wide range of literary works and you will learn the fundamentals of excellent writing.  The goals of this class are to develop: 1)  your ability to read, analyze, and appreciate a wide range of literature,  2)  your writing tool-box to help you clearly express yourself in prose, 3)  your confidence in taking ownership of an idea and expressing it in a way that is persuasive and interesting to read.