• Freshman Seminar Syllabus

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  • 4th Quarter ELA Topics

    We will be reading Dead End In Norvelt by Jack Gantos. Winner of the Newbery Medal and the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, this 341 page autobiography-meets-fiction masterpiece explores a New Deal town in Western Pennsylvania. We will follow 12-year-old Jack Gantos through his summer of growth and exploration.
     
                             Themes we will be exploring:
                                                               Family Relationships
                                                      Friendship   
                                                      Community
                                                      Courage
                                                      Lying vs Honesty
                                                      Coming of Age 
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