• Course Description
     
     Reading 9 is specifically designed to improve students' reading comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary. The course is based on empirical research and proven strategies to improve students' reading abilities. Students will develop and apply a variety of reading comprehension strategies to enhance their understanding of texts across all subject areas in school. The in-depth reading support will prepare students for the rigor of college and/or career. Reading materials will include novels, nonfiction texts, content area textbooks, newspapers, magazines, and electronic media. 
     
    NOTE - Students in College Prep Reading 9 will also be enrolled in English 9 or English 9 Honors. 
     

     Units of Study
     
    Ongoing Units: Vocabulary & Achieve 3000
     
    Semester One:
    • Nonfiction Unit 
    • A Child Called It 
    • Of Mice and Men
    • Independent Reading Unit 
     Semester Two:
    • House on Mango Street
    • Our Town
    • Indepndent Reading Unit
    Essential Questions: 
    How does adversity help us to develop as human beings?
    How do people changed when faced with adversity?
     

     
    Google Classroom is only accessible to students enrolled in this class. Students can go to classroom.google.com and log in using their Valley View Google accounts to view specific classroom content. 
     
    Classroom Codes:
     
    5th Hour = nlbziuk
     
    6th Hour = ig004o7