ELA Curriculum

  • Below is more detailed information about some of the areas within the ELA Curriculum.

Course descriptions

  • Contemporary Writers

  • Graphic Novels

  • Humanities: Creation and Expression

  • Real World English: Technical Reading and Writing

High School ELA Texts

  • Please note, the following texts are available for teachers to offer as student choices in high school ELA courses. Students will not be assigned all of the texts.

  • 1984 by George Orwell

  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

  • The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson

  • The Adventures of Ulysses by Bernard Evslin

  • After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay

  • All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

  • American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • American Primitive by Mary Oliver

  • Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

  • Antelope Woman by Louise Erdrich

  • Antigone by Sophocles

  • Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver

  • The Art of Learning by Joshua Waitzkin

  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Middle School ELA Texts

  • Please note, the following texts are available for teachers to offer as student choices in middle school ELA courses. Students will not be assigned all of the texts.

  • Diamond Willow by Helen Frost

  • 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

  • 5 to 1 by Holly Bodger

  • 6th Grade Nickname Game by Gordon Korman

  • 96 Miles by J.L. Esplin

  • A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

  • Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic by Jennifer Niven

  • The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson

  • After Tupac and D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson

  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

  • Alex and Eliza by Melissa De La Cruz

  • Ali Cross by James Patterson

  • Aliens on Vacation by Clete Smith