Language Arts

English 9

GrammarISBN# 9780133638424

LiteratureISBN# 9780131317178

Vocab WorkshopISBN# 9780821580097 – WORKBOOK (Must be ordered new)

Required Books (per nine weeks):

1st Nine Weeks:           Farewell to Manzanar by Houston & Houston

2nd Nine Weeks:          To Kill a Mockingbird by Lee

3rd Nine Weeks:          The Good Earth by Buck

4th Nine Weeks:           Nothing But the Truth by Avi

English 10, 11 and 12

All 10th, 11th  and 12th English courses require Diana Hacker’s Rules for Writers, 8th Edition (MUST be the 8th edition in order to have the most recent MLA updates!)

Rules for WritersISBN# 9781457683046 (New for 2016-17)

*Note* We may be covering more authors/titles than listed below, but any such material will be provided by Ms. Wright. You are responsible for purchasing  physical copies of:

10th Grade

Othello by William Shakespeare
Call of the Wild by Jack London
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Night by Elie Wiesel
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

11th Grade

The Crucible by Arthur Miller
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald
The Catcher in The Rye by J. D. Salinger

12th Grade

Hamlet by William Shakespeare
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
The Stranger by Albert Camus
1984 by George Orwell
A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams


The Twisted Doors:  The Scariest Way in the World to Learn English – ISBN# 9780971022744