Course Breakdown


I’ll update this list with links to weekly activities’ pages at least one week in advance. This schedule is subject to change based on the direction the course takes.


Community Building

Week 1: 8/25–8/31 – Reading as Having a Conversation


Culture and Identity

Week 2: 9/3–9/8 – Fiction & Nonfiction

Week 3: 9/9–9/14 – Poetry & Drama


Conformity and Rebellion

Week 4: 9/15–9/21 – Fiction & Nonfiction

Week 5: 9/22–9/28 – Poetry

Love and Hate

Week 6: 9/29–10/5 – Drama

Week 7: 10/6–10/12 – Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry

Innocence and Experience

Weeks 8–9: 10/13–10/26 – Drama

>>Week 10: 10/27–11/2 – Halloween Inter-Unit<<

Week 11-12: 11/3–11/16 – Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry

Finishing the Book Review

Week 13: 11/17–11/23

Fall Break: 11/24–11/30

Week 14: 12/1–12/7

Week 15: 12/8–12/14

Week 16: 12/15–12/19