Students will be introduced to various forms and authors of creative writing. Students will create their own literary works including poetry, ballads, fables, tall tales, and short stories. Students will also read and analyze four literary works covering various genres including English and American literature. Students will complete papers/projects based on these novels.
Books: Below are the links for each novel for English. Please purchase a new copy. The purpose is for class unity and for students to be able to annotate while studying each novel:
- A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
- Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
- Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt
- The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories by O’Henry