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Course Title:
English Literacy Skills Summer Offering: The Novel
Course Code:
Language Arts
Grade Level:
09, 10, 11, 12
Summer I, Summer II (Summer I: 20 Seats; )
04 weeks
Additional Requirements:
Accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools; Northwest Accreditation Commission
Course Requires a Media Kit to be Shipped to Students:
Course Requires a Media Kit to be Purchased by Course Sponsor
(see additional details below):

Join us in a four week summer adventure to enhance your English skills using 21st Century tools! Regular activities will revolve around the reading of a self selected novel from a list of authors with various cultural backgrounds. Students will build basic literacy and vocabulary skills using web 2.0 tools. The instruction is culturally relevant and embraces the technology rich world in which we live.

Students will select and read one of the following novels:
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Ken Kesey
The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
The Bean Trees, Barbara Kingsolver
Pigs in Heaven, Barbara Kingsolver
Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
The Color Purple, Alice Walker
House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros
The Absolute True Diary of a Part-time Indian, Sherman Alexie
One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia-Marquez
Eva Luna, Isabel Allende
In the Time of the Butterflies, Julia Alvarez
Where the Heart Is, Billie Letts
White Oleander, Janet Fitch
Cannery Row, John Steinbeck
Friday Night Lights, H.G. Bissinger
Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson
Monster, Walter Dean Myers
Breathing Underwater, Alex Flinn
Twilight (or other books in this series), Stephanie Meyer
The Gun (or any other book in the Bluford High series), Paul Langan

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