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Literature D

Gladie Green
Recommended Grade Levels: 7-8

This course is designed for the more experienced writer. We will read and analyze award-winning novels throughout the year. The writing 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:

The Shining Company—Rosemary Sutcliff
    The Gammage Cup—Carol Kendall
      The Outlaws of Sherwood—Robin McKinney
        The Ramsay Scallop—Frances Temple
          Pilgrim’s Progress in Today’s English—John Bunyan/James Thomas
            Robinson Crusoe—Daniel Defoe
              A Parcel of Patterns—Jill Walsh
                Till We have Faces—CS Lewis
                  A Christmas Carol—Charles Dickens

                  Required Texts for Spring:

                  The Wise Woman and Other Stories—George McDonald
                    Twelfth Night Modern English Version Side-by-side—William Shakespeare
                      Going Solo—Ronald Dahl
                        The Hawk and the Dove—Penelope Wilcock
                          Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH—Robert O’Brien
                            The Best of Father Brown—Gilbert Chesterton
                              Pictures of Hollis Woods—Patricia Reilly Giff
                                Enchantress from the Stars—Sylvia Engdahl
                                  Wonder—Raquel J. Palacio 

                                  $125 per semester