This course is designed to encourage readers to discover books throughout world history. We will read and analyze award-winning novels throughout the year. Writing assignments will be based on topics in the novels. There will be weekly assignments based on the novels as well as in-class dictations to strengthen listening and grammar skills. We will incorporate vocabulary development in our analysis of the novels.
Required Texts for Fall:Mara, Daughter of the Nile, Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Required Texts for Spring:The Samurai’s Tale, Erik Christian Haugaard