Quarter 2

THeme: Perspective

Short Texts

We will be reading some short texts as follows:

  • “Losing is Good for You,” by Ashley Merryman, New York Times
  • “Should Kids Get Sports Trophies Just for Showing Up?” by Fred Bowen, The Washington Post
  • “The Dead Rising,” the Mercy Brown Vampire story
  • “Alone” by Edgar Allan Poe

non-Fiction novel study

“The President Has Been Shot!: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy,” by James L. Swanson