• Materials List – 2019-2020
    Honors English 9 - Mrs. Naroff


    I like a teacher who gives you something to take
    home to think about besides homework.
    ~ Lily Tomlin

    Welcome to Honors 9!  The following list is broken into required and highly recommended items.  Please have the required items in school by Wednesday, September 12th. 


    •    Pens, Pencils, and Highlighters - (in class every day)
    Please make sure all pencils have No.2 lead and choose highlighters of 4 different colors.
    •    Three Ring Binder –
    The binder should be a one inch heavy duty variety and needs to contain four sections: one for grammar, one for literature, one for writing, and one for terminology.
    •    Note cards –
    Three (3) packages of 100 count white lined 3x5 note cards to be kept in class and used in various classroom activities.  Note cards will also be needed for other home activities.  Color coded cards may be helpful for vocabulary studying!

    •    Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop (Level E) –

    Students will be asked to pay $12.00 (checks only please) for consumable vocabulary exercise workbooks.  Although it is encouraged for students’ comprehension and retention of material to complete the exercises in the book, this cost can be avoided if the book is returned in brand-new condition, free of any markings whatsoever.  Books MUST be kept in mint condition!  Checks are payable to: CRS Activities Fund – English.  Please send in checks by Friday, September 14th.

    •    Personal copies of selected texts –

    Consider purchasing the following texts during the course of the year.  Personal copies will make the process of annotations easier for students, and all titles are an excellent addition to a student's personal library!
    I am a big supporter of eBooks; however, they are somewhat difficult to use in class.  Short stories, non-fiction articles and poetry will be photocopied for students.


    Animal Farm - George Orwell
    Haroun and the Sea of Stories - Salman Rushdie
    To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
    Hidden Figures - Margot Lee Shetterly
    Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare
    Frankenstein (the 1831 edition) - Mary Shelly

    Special Request:
    Boxes of tissues for the classroom are always appreciated!  You would be amazed at home many tissues we go through during the course of a school year!  Last year we went through 20-25 boxes of tissues.