english nine

Mary Anning

Unit One

Human Highlight: Mary Anning, pioneer paleontologist and fossil collector with an interesting life story.Writing Well: Parts of Speech, Sentence Structure, and the Importance of High Quality CommunicationFilm Study: Arrival (2016)Short Story: Harrison Bergeron by Kurt VonnegutFinal Project: High Quality Visual Product
English 9 - Parts of Speech, Sentences, and Punctuation
English 9 - Film Study - Arrival
English 9 - Writing Well - Harrison Bergeron, Theme, and Dystopia
English 9 - Unit 1 - Final Project
English 9 - Notes - 1 - Writing Basics and Mary Anning
English 9 - Unit 1 - Final Project

Unit Two

Human Highlight: Marie Curie, only person to receive two Nobel prizes in two different fields of science, radioactive.Story: Elements of a Short Story, Narrative Writing, Functional WritingFilm Study: Big Hero 6 (2014)Short Story: Most Dangerous Game by Richard ConnellFinal Project: Story Slam
Marie Curie
English 9 - Notes - Story Structure, Prompts, and Story Slam

Notes Package

2 - What Makes a Story?

Slide Deck

Unit Three

Human Highlight: Nikola TeslaPoetry: Lit terms, figures of speech, poetic devicesFilm Study: Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)Novel Study: Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (Part One)Final Project: Original Poem, Essay (Outline)
Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla


3 - Poetry, Lit Terms, and Reading Comprehension

Poetry, Lit Terms, and Reading Comprehension


The Essay