English Lit Forms 3-5

In Literature, we read stories, novels, dramas, Poetry and non-fiction. Personal connections, interpretations and responses to literature are made to show an understanding of a text. Vocabulary instruction and growth is also emphasized to aid in the comprehension of a text. This term, the novel being studied is ,"The Skin I'm In" by Sharon Flake as well as a poem entitled, "My Parents" by Stephen Spender. 

Throughout this term, students will:

1. Read the text in its entirety.

2. Discuss themes, symbols and citing relevant examples

3. Provide objective summaries for each chapter of the text

4. Determine the meaning of words  and phrases and connotations including figurative language.

5. Conduct research to establish context for the text being studied

6. Show an appreciation for Literature. 


In Literature, we read stories, novels, dramas, Poetry and non-fiction. Personal connections, interpretations and responses to literature are made to show an understanding of a text. Vocabulary instruction and growth is also emphasized to aid in the comprehension of a text. This term, the novel being studied is ,"The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas" by John Boyne as well as a poem entitled, 'The Pig's Tale" by Grace Gordon Walker. 

Throughout this term, students will:

1. Read the text in its entirety.

2. Discuss themes, symbols and citing relevant examples

3. Provide objective summaries for each chapter of the text

4. Determine the meaning of words  and phrases and connotations including figurative language.

5. Conduct research to establish context for the text being studied

6. Show an appreciation for Literature.