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Public Display of Proposed Curriculum Materials

  • Dates: 05 – 25 Apr, 2019

On April 4, 2019, the Instructional Materials Committee (IMC) recommended the following titles to the ISD School Board:

The recommended materials are:

Grade Level 9 Whole Class Novels

Title    Author    Publisher    Copyright 
Romeo and Juliet      William Shakespeare       Simon & Schuster      1992 (orig 1892) 

Grade Level 10 Whole Class Novels

Title Author Publisher Copyright
How Dare the Sun Rise      Sandra Uwiringiyimana       Katherine Tegen Books       2017 
Macbeth    William Shakespeare    Simon & Schuster    2003 
Small Place, A    Jamaica Kincaid    Farrar, Straus & Giroux    2000

Grade Level 11 Whole Class Novels

Title Author Publisher Copyright
Fences      August Wilson       Plume Publishing       1986
Glass Castle, The    Jeannette Walls    Scribner Publishing    2006

Grade Level 11 Book Club Selections

Title Author Publisher Copyright
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter      Erika L. Sanchez       Knopf Books for Young Readers       2017
Passing    Nella Larsen    Penguin Classics    2003

This curriculum is proposed for adoption. Materials will be on public display at the ISD Administration Building Lobby from April 5, 2019 to April 25, 2018 during normal business hours (7:30am – 4:30pm). This is the first of several sets of materials being presented to the Board for this adoption.

Questions about High School Language Arts? Please contact Holly Cornelison Hopla, Secondary Language Arts TOSA, Teaching and Learning Services.

Questions about the IMC process? Please contact Susie Yamane, Administrative Assistant Teaching and Learning Services