In literature, students will read fiction and nonfiction books both as a class and individually. Students will read, discuss, reflect, and write using text evidence. They will work both whole group and in smaller literature circles.
Students will complete outside reading to get in the habit of and improve their reading. They will be reading non-fiction or fiction novels (no graphic novels) each day and will be required to complete a reading log each week to show that they have read a minimum of 250 pages (non-fiction counts as double pages).
Grades will be assessed based on performance in the following categories: