Kistler - Actvty Period/Homeroom - 19-20

Kistler - Actvty Period/Homeroom - 19-20

Welcome parents and students!  I am so thrilled to be teaching English 1 as an 8th grade course option at HSA@MMS.  English 1 Literature is so incredible, and I am delighted to be able to share my love of literature with you.  Some of the things we will be reading this year include:

Short stories by Edgar Allen Poe

Anthem by Ayn Rand

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Odyssey by Homer

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

In addition to reading great literature, we will be incorporating the following into our weekly routines:

Vocabulary (stems and high frequency words for high school literature)



Socratic Seminar

Project-Based Learning

Book Clubs


I am excited to begin this year with you, and I look forward to a year of great literature, great discussions, and unforgettable learning.

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