•  

    1st Quarter

    Literature:

          Short Story Unit

          Don't Look Behind You
    Writing/Grammar:

          Parts of Speech

          Sentences, Fragments, & Run-Ons

          Paragraphs

          Multi-Paragraph Essay

    Spelling and Vocabulary

    2nd Quarter

    Literature:

          Romeo and Juliet

    Writing and Grammar:

          3.5 Essay
     
          Compare/Contrast Essay
     
          Verb Tenses
     
          Subject-Verb Agreement

      Spelling and Vocabulary

    3rd Quarter

    Literature:  

          Of Mice and Men

          Gentlehands

    Writing and Grammar:

          The Research Process/ Research Paper

          Punctuating Titles, Commas, Apostrophes

      Spelling and Vocabulary

    4th Quarter

    Literature:

          Biographies/Non-Fiction Unit

          The Poetry Unit
     
    Writing and Grammar:

          Quotations/ Dialogue Punctuation

          Creative Writing

      Spelling and Vocabulary