ENG108: English 9

This list is representative of the materials provided or used in this course. Keep in mind that the actual materials used may vary, depending on the school in which you are enrolled, and whether you are taking the course as Independent Study.

For a complete list of the materials to be used in this course by your enrolled student, please visit MyInfo. All lists are subject to change at any time.

Scope & Sequence : Scope & Sequence documents describe what is covered in a course (the scope) and also the order in which topics are covered (the sequence). These documents list instructional objectives and skills to be mastered. K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

Course Overview

K12’s English 9 course includes engaging and interactive instruction about reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language, with a focus on exploring a wide variety of genres and their elements. Students learn how to carefully read, interpret, and analyze literature and nonfiction works of cultural or historical significance appropriate to Grade 9. Throughout the course, students practice narrative, informative, and argument writing. Students also develop and deliver presentations, and participate in discussions with their peers.

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Course Length

Two Semesters

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Literary Analysis and Composition (Grade 8), or equivalent

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Course Outline


  • Unit 1: Narrative Techniques and Structure
  • Unit 2: Development of Theme
  • Unit 3: Characters and Effects
  • Unit 4: Authors’ Techniques and Tools
  • Unit 5: The Way to Rainy Mountain
  • Unit 6: Medium and Message


  • Unit 1: Arguments and Speeches
  • Unit 2: The Power of Language
  • Unit 3: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Unit 4:  Informational Works
  • Unit 5: Cultural Perspectives
  • Unit 6: The Alchemist


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K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

  • Course Overview (as seen above)
  • Course Outline
  • Lesson Time and Scheduling