English 9 focuses on developing close reading and analytical writing skills.

English 9 focuses on the further development of close reading, academic writing, and critical thinking.

This course emphasizes the practical application of educational learning strategies that work.  The goal of the course is to give you the tools to succeed and allow you to make them your own.  There will be study skills lessons, application of study skills in teachable moments, and SOME assistance on some curricular objectives from the other classes.

In this class, we will read, discuss, and write about various works of contemporary literature.