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

  • Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

  • Antigone by Sophocles

  • The Art of Learning by Joshua Waitzkin

  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin

  • Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie

  • Between Shades of Grey by Ruta Sepetys

  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates