• Welcome
    to the
    Sewanhaka HS 
    English Department!

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    Below are the English Department Mandated Texts taught in class during the school year. These selections are in alignment with our curriculum and the Common Core State Standards:
     

    7th Grade

    ·         Mandated Shakespeare: Twelfth Night

    ·         Mandated Non-Fiction: Warriors Don’t Cry*

    ·         Mandated America/World Literature: Slake’s Limbo / Of Mice and Men

    ·         Mandated Drama: A Christmas Carol / The Million Pound Bank Note

    8th Grade

    ·         Mandated Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

    ·         Mandated Non-Fiction: Flesh and Blood

    ·         Mandated America/World Literature: The Outsiders / The Hunger Games

    ·         Mandated Drama: The Diary of Anne Frank / The Hitchhiker

    9th Grade

    ·         Mandated Shakespeare: Julius Caesar

    ·         Mandated Non-Fiction: The Color of Water*

    ·         Mandated America/World Literature: To Kill a Mockingbird / Night

    ·         Mandated Drama: A Raisin in the Sun / Twelve Angry Men

    10th Grade

    ·         Mandated Shakespeare: Othello

    ·         Mandated Non-Fiction: Fast Food Nation

    ·         Mandated America/World Literature: Lord of the Flies / Animal Farm

    ·         Mandated Drama: Death of a Salesmen / The Glass Menagerie

    11th Grade

    ·         Mandated Shakespeare: Macbeth

    ·         Mandated Non-Fiction: In Cold Blood

    ·         Mandated America/World Literature: The Scarlet Letter / The Things They Carried

    ·         Mandated Drama: The Crucible / Fences

    12th Grade

    ·         Mandated Shakespeare: Hamlet

    ·         Mandated Non-Fiction: Freakonomics

    ·         Mandated America/World Literature: Silver Linings Playbook / Catch-22

    ·         Mandated Drama: A Streetcar Named Desire / A View From the Bridge

     

    *Parental guidance may be appropriate due to mature scenes and/or language.