Welcome to Contemporary Literature


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This is a one-semester course for seniors who need to fulfill a final English requirement with a focus on reading and written reponses. You will read and explore current fiction and non-fiction texts -- written, oral, and visual -- designed to expand your understanding the power of storytelling.




DAILY ASSIGNMENTS AND HOMEWORK

(updated weekly)



Course Description



Memoir and Biography Unit


Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kiddermultimedia_storytelling-main.jpg



Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, by Lila Quintero Weaver


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon



Literary Circles Unit




FINAL EXAM INFORMATION