Literature

Literature with Miss Susan
Grade 8/Room 222
 Dear Eighth Graders,
Welcome back to school!  The list below includes the books that you will read during your Language Arts/Drama class this year.  Reading will be assigned to you on a daily basis, as part of your homework.  In addition to this, we will view DVDs of some of the great classics of literature.  I trust that you will enjoy them.  REMEMBER!  Reading is food for your brain, so make sure that it is well nourished.
Love,
Miss Susan
 September:    Animal Farm by George Orwell
 October:         Animal Farm by George Orwell
 November:     The Odyssey by Homer
 December:      The Odyssey by Homer
 January:          Night by Elie Wiesel
 February:       Night by Elie Wiesel
 March:            Macbeth by William Shakespeare
 April:              Macbeth by William Shakespeare
 May:                Lord of the Flies by William Golding
 June:               Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Literature on DVD
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Animal Farm by George Orwell
My Fair Lady by Alan Jay Lerner
The Odyssey by Homer
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
 
Literature with Miss Susan
Grade 7/Room 222
Dear Seventh Graders,
Welcome back to school!  The list below includes the books that you will read during your Language Arts/Drama class this year.  Reading will be assigned to you on a daily basis, as part of your homework.  In addition to this, we will view DVDs of some of the great classics of English literature.  I trust that you will enjoy them.  REMEMBER!  Reading is food for your brain, so make sure that it is well nourished.
Love,
Miss Susan
September:    Beowulf by Robert Nye
 October:        Inside the Walls of Troy by Clemence Mc Laren
 November:    Inside the Walls of Troy by Clemence McLaren
 December:    The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
 January:        A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
 February:     A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
 March:          The Plot to Kill Hitler by Patricia McCormick
 April:            The Plot to Kill Hitler by Patricia McCormick
 May:              Tales of Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn Green
 June:             Tales of Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn Green
Literature on DVD
Emma by Jane Austen
Silas Marner by George Eliot
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Clash of the Titans ~ Greek Mythology
The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

 
Literature with Miss Susan
Grade 6/Room 222
 Dear Sixth Graders,
Welcome back to school!  The list below includes the books that you will read during your Language Arts/Drama class this year.  Reading will be assigned to you on a daily basis, as part of your homework.  In addition to this, we will view DVDs of some of the great classics of English literature.  I trust that you will enjoy them.  REMEMBER!  Reading is food for your brain, so make sure that it is well nourished.
Love,
Miss Susan
September:    Skellig by David Almond
 October:        Skellig by David Almond
 November:    A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
 December:    Greek Gods and Heroes by Robert Graves
 January:        The Tempest by William Shakespeare
 February:      The Tempest by William Shakespeare
 March:           Tunes For Bears To Dance To by Robert Cormier
 April:             Tunes For Bears To Dance To by Robert Cormier
 May:               War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
 June:              War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
Literature on DVD
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Miss Potter ~A biography of Beatrice Potter
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Jason and the Argonauts ~An ancient Greek epic saga
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
The Never-Ending Story by Michael Ende
Percy Jackson: The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan
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