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Class Novels

6th Grade Unit List (In sequential order of instruction)

  1. Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
  2. Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
  3. If Stones Could Speak by Mark Aronson
  4. The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth Speare

7th Grade Unit List  (In sequential order of instruction)

  1. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  2. The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  3. “Behind the Scenes” by Elizabeth Keckley
  4. Written in Bone by Sally Walker
  5. “How to Write a Memoir” by William Zinsser

8th Grade Unit List (In sequential order of instruction)

  1. excerpt from Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  2. Call of the Wild by Jack London
  3. Sugar Changed the World by Marina Budhos and Marc Aronson
  4. “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allen Poe, and other short stories