• 9th Grade Literature and Composition


    Upcoming Due Dates:


    Course Syllabus

    Remind: Text @9drane2 to 81010

    Grade Breakdown:

                40% Practice Work           40% Assessment Tasks            20% Semester Exam

    The purpose of this course is for students to gain competence/mastery in:

    • Reading: 
      • increased vocabulary and use of context clues
      • reading comprehension of a variety of literary genres
    • Writing:
      • composing well-developed, cohesive paragraphs and multi-paragraph essays
      • the correct usage of sentence structure, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and usage
    • Research and Argumentation:
      • designing and implementing concise and sustained research tasks focused by questions and understanding of rigourous topics
      • the ability to communicate information, reasoning, and supporting evidence that conveys a clear and distinct perspective
    • Speaking and Listening:
      • participation in academic conversations and presentations around various topics
      • contribution to discussions while using evidence from texts to support claims and ideas
    • Language and Vocabulary:
      • appropriate grade level vocabulary, grammar, spelling, and language in writing as well as in dialogue and presentations


    Google Classroom will be the main place to find assignments and lessons during this school year. If your student needs to get into the Google Classroom for my class please email me at amy.drane@henry.k12.ga.us.