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English 2 Honors
Welcome to Honors English 2. This year, we will journey through time studying a variety of fiction, nonfiction, and media focused on the theme of journeys. In addition to reading, we will write extensively using a variety of styles and formats. Students will also be introduced to four tests which will play a significant role in their futures - the SAT, ACT, OGT, and Literature and Composition AP test.
Books to Purchase

Students need to purchase the following books for the first semester:
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (begin reading Aug. 25)
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou (begin reading Oct. 27)

For the second semester, students will purchase 2 choice books based on the following list:
1. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
2. Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut
3. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
4. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
5. Chinese Cinderella by Adleline Yen Mah
6. Strange Case of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Files / Links
This is the version of Homer's Odyssey that we will be using in class. It contains both summaries and translated text.
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