"What's in a book is not what an author put into it. It's what the reader gets out of it." -William Golding

  • Course Overview: By reading and responding to complex texts from multiple genres, students will develop their abilities as readers, writers, speakers, and listeners.  Possible texts include: Homer's The Odyssey, William Shakespeare's Othello, Elie Wiesel's Night, William Golding's Lord of the Flies, and other short stories and poems.