Middle School Literature
Middle School English
Middle School English 1 or 2: Students must be competent, independent readers able to participate in class discussion and write short reports or essay answers to reading questions.
To explore and enjoy great classic literature in the forms of fiction, fantasy, biography, short story, poetry, and drama. Students will learn how to find significance in the stories through their historical context and application to modern culture and biblical principles through literary analysis, guided discussion, engaging activities, historical study, and creative writing.
Parents are responsible for purchasing the course workbook and each of the reading titles (print version preferred) for their student at the beginning of the year. While library editions are also permitted, students must have the workbook and the current reading book with them in class each week. Parents are also asked to help their student pace out their reading and complete assignments on time.
Original, unabridged versions of the following titles:
Short stories and poems will be either found online or provided by the teacher.