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Dr. Mayah Wood » Sophomore Literature

Sophomore Literature

Course Overview
The course focuses on literature from around the world. Students will explore themes of linguistic, social, and cultural diversity by comparing, contrasting, analyzing, and critiquing writing styles and universal themes through close reading. The students will write a variety of responses: analytical and argumentative constructed responses/essays. A research component is critical. The students will observe, listen critically, and respond appropriately to written and oral communication. Conventions are essential for reading, writing, and speaking and will occur within those contexts rather than in isolation. The students will understand and acquire new vocabulary and use it correctly in reading, writing, and speaking. There may be independent reading projects in this course that are designed to allow students to choose and read novels based on interest, speak in front of and listen to their peers, and present artistic or technical savviness. The units and assignments in this course are designed to allow for differentiation and appropriate independency.


Remind Codes

1st Sophomore Literature- text 81010 and type drwood1st

1st Sophomore Literature- text 81010 and type drwood2nd

4th American Literature- text 81010 and type drwood4th

5th Sophomore Literature- text 81010 and type drwood5th

6th Sophomore Literature- text 81010 and type drwood6th

7th Sophomore Literature- text 81010 and type drwood7th

Grading Policy


Category 1: 70%- Major Projects/Assignments, Tests, Essays 

Category 2: 30%- Classwork, Quizzes, Minor Assignments


Syllabus and Class Resources