Literary Analysis and Composition is a course designed for students at the end of the middle grades and the beginning of high school (grades 8-9). Throughout this course, students will engage in literary analysis of short stories, poetry, drama, novels, and nonfiction. The course focuses on the interpretation of literary works and the development of oral and written communication skills in standard (formal) English. The program is organized in four strands: Literature, Composition; Grammar, Usage and Mechanics (GUM); and Vocabulary.
K¹² Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:
Note: Materials lists are subject to revision and may vary slightly from state to state.