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Public Display of Proposed Curriculum Materials

  • Dates: 03 – 16 May, 2019

On May 2, 2019, the Instructional Materials Committee (IMC) recommended the following titles to the ISD School Board:

The recommended materials are:

Grade Level 9

Title    Author    Instructional Use       Publisher    Copyright 
Into Literature      Beers, et al
     Anthology    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt      2020 
Haroun and the Sea of Stories    Salman Rushdie    Whole Class Novel    Penguin    1990 
Lily and Dunkin    Donna Gephart    Book Club Selection    Yearling    2016 


Grade Level 10

Title Author Instructional Use   Publisher Copyright
Advanced Language and Literature       Shea, Golden, Balla        Anthology        Bedford, Freeman & Worth    2016 
Astonishing Color of After, The    Emily X.R. Pan   Whole Class Novel    Little, Brown and Company    2018 
Blood, Water, Paint    Joy McCullough    Whole Class Novel    Penguin    2018 
Fahrenheit 451    Ray Bradbury    Whole Class Novel   Simon & Schuster    1951 
Chinese Cinderella    Adeline Yen Mah    Book Club Selection    Ember    1999 


Grade Level 11

Title Author Instructional Use    Publisher Copyright
Conversations in American Literature       Aufses, et al        Anthology        Bedford, Freeman & Worth        2016 
57 Bus, The    Dashka Slater    Book Club Selection    Farrar, Straus & Giroux    2018 
Killers of the Flower Moon    David Grann    Book Club Selection   Vintage    2017 


This curriculum is proposed for adoption. Materials will be on public display at the ISD Administration Building Lobby from May 3, 2019 to May 16, 2019 during normal business hours (7:30am – 4:30pm). This is the second 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