01001 English 9

EnglishHigh School (9–12)Credit Recovery Option

English 9 covers multiple types of literature from around the world: novels, short stories, epic poetry, and drama. Student writing will encompass narrative, expository, and persuasive forms for a variety of purposes and audiences, and emphasis will be placed on expanding vocabulary and proper grammar.

This course aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning for English 9.

Prerequisites

English 8 and a passing score on the English 8 SOL (required)

Course Texts and Materials

Required

  • Eats, Shoots, and Leaves by Lynne Truss
  • American, Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Important Considerations for Assigned Readings

Terms Offered

  • Fall Block
  • Full Year
  • Spring Block
  • Summer Session
  • Summer Session (Credit Recovery)

Credits

  • 1 Credit