9th Grade English

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Unit 1: Me, Myself, and I: Examining Personal Identity in Short Texts

Excerpt: Counting Descent by Clint Smith
Excerpt: One Good Story, That One by Thomas King

Unit 2: You Laugh But It’s True: Humor and Institutional Racism in Born a Crime

Book: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah (One World)

Unit 3: Power, Justice, and Culpability: Of Mice and Men and The Central Park Five

Book: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Unit 4: ¡Viva Las Mariposas! Voice and Agency in In the Time of the Butterflies

Book: In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez (Algonquin Books of Chapel)

Unit 5: Gender and Power in The Taming of the Shrew

Play: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare (Folger Shakespeare Library)

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