General English 4

Ray Bradbury and Fahrenheit 451 book cover

Class Information

  • Welcome to General English 4.  We start class each day by reviewing grammar, punctuation, and capitalization.  We work to develop our skills in writing as well comprehension and the ability to analyze texts. Students are expected to select a text within their reading level range each quarter as homework and submit weekly reading logs to track their progress with their novels.

    Major themes for English 4 include: Self and Society as well as Transitions

    Standard Texts for General English 4:

    • Flight by Sherman Alexie
    • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
    • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry 
    • Selected Poetry

    Texts Determined by Time and Student Ability:

    • The First Part Last by Angela Johnson
    • Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose