Mrs. Jeanine Cull

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Mrs. Jeanine Cull

Information on English 9:

Overview & Objectives:

In English 9, we will develop skills in grammar, reading, writing, listening, speaking, and researching. We will study a variety of genre to inspire inquiry and examine different characters, themes, and styles of literature. Through discussion and evaluation, you will learn to analyze texts and support your reasoning. Our discussions and reflections will provide the opportunity to explore real-world connections and personal identity, thinking about the person you are as a freshman and who you want to become.

 

Texts:

McDougal Littell: LITERATURE (anthology of short fiction, plays, poetry, etc.)

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Night by Elie Wiesel

The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Homer’s The Odyssey

Information on English 10

Overview & Objectives:

In English 10, we look at American literature while we continue to develop skills in grammar, reading, writing, listening, speaking, and researching.  In addition, we guide students to become more confident and competent speakers and thinkers. Through our various texts, we examine what it means to be human.

Texts: 

- Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (novel)

- Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee (Courtroom drama)

- Selection from Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

- Hiroshima by John Hersey (Non-Fiction)

- Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck (novel)

- Much Ado about Nothing Shakespearean comedy

- The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger (novel)