Required Texts

  • A dictionary, thesaurus, and the English Language Arts Handbook for Secondary Students

  • Two sets of sticky notes: One set of four mini tabs of different colours and one set of larger, square stick notes

  • Your choice of one novel

    - 1984 (George Orwell)
    - The Cellist of Sarajevo (Steven Galloway)
    - The Book Thief (Markus Zusak)
    - The Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
    - The Devil and Miss Prym (Paulo Coelho)
    - Wild Geese (Martha Ostenso)

  • Short Stories:

    "Two Words" by Isabelle Allende in Imprints 12, Vol. I, pp. 51–58
    "The Shining Houses" by Alice Munro in Imprints 12, Vol. I, pp. 26–35
    "On the Rainy River" by Tim O'Brien in Imprints 12, Vol. I, pp. 70–85
    "Touching Bottom" by Kari Strutt in Imprints 12, Vol. I, pp. 124-131

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Finish reading your novel by the end of Unit 1. Unit 2 assignments focus on the novel.