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ENG 70: English Literature


Course Description

The 7th Grade English Course will teach students to write more effectively, read more carefully, and speak more confidently. Throughout the course, students will build their moral imaginations, learn to appreciate poetry, and understand important issues in life through literature. The writing portion of the curriculum will be executed according to IEW standards, with particular emphasis on the process and craftsmanship of writing. Students will learn how to express themselves through class discussion, one-on-one conversations with others, and formal presentations. Through the course texts, we will practice these critical skills of communication, all while investigating important questions concerning freedom, choice, and heroism.

Required Texts

Twain, Mark, et al. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Signet Classics, 2008.
Doyle, Arthur Conan, and Anne Perry. The Hound of the Baskervilles. Signet Classic, 2001.
Green, Roger Lancelyn. King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Puffin, 2008.
Lowry, Lois. The Giver. Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
Sutcliff, R., & Homer. The wanderings of Odysseus:. the story of the Odyssey. New York: Random House Publishing Group. 2005.

School: Middle School

Department: English

Length: Full Year


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