Grammar and Usage: 

Parts of Speech and Sentence Parts, Phrases and Clauses, Capitalization, Punctuation, Homophones, Improved STYLE


Narrative, Persuasive, Informative, Reflective, Literary Analysis, Text   Dependent Analysis (TDAs)

Novels, Short Stories, and Literary Elements:

Tangerine, Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, A Corner of the Universe are the novels we will *likely* read plus one more

Poetry and Music:

Langston Hughes, Robert Frost, Gary Soto, Emily Dickinson (just to name a few), all genres of music (analysis of poetic devices and literary elements)

Research Paper

Speaking and Listening