Period 1; Mon-Fri

INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS: Students will read a variety of fiction written in the past 20 years. Students will analyse the craft and structure of the texts. They will learn to draw connections between the lives of fictional characters and the real world around them by analyzing the characters’ point of view and how that may affect their attitude in the world around them. Students will learn literary tools authors use to convey a bigger message through themes and symbols. 

At the end of this course, you will [Insert bulleted instructional goals below.]


Required Materials

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

The class readings included but are not limited to:

Each book will be connected to different projects and other writing responsibilities.



General Rules:

The class will be expected to maintain appropriate behavior with regard to respecting themselves, their peers, their superiors as well as their classroom. Failure to be respectful will result in a discipline referral and/or detention. 

Smart Phone use is not allowed in class UNLESS the teacher specifically asks students to use it for class purposes. 

Laptops must be signed out on the chart on the cart. 

Grading Policies:


Marianne St-Laurent

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