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:       Lord of the Flies by William Golding
 March:            Lord of the Flies by William Golding
 April:              The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
 May:                Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
 June:                Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Literature on DVD
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Animal Farm by George Orwell
The Odyssey by Homer
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

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:       Tales of Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn
 February:     Tales of Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn
 March:          A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
 April:            A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
 May:             Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
 June:            Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
Literature on DVD
Emma by Jane Austen
Silas Marner by George Eliot
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

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:             Charley Skedaddle by Patricia Beatty
 June:             Charley Skedaddle by Patricia Beatty
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
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell