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9th grade books-readings

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Short Stories:

"Checkouts" in Prentice Hall "Green" textbook pg. 282

"The Cask of Amontillado" in Prentice Hall "Green" textbook pg. 6 or at http://www.literature.org/authors/poe-edgar-allan/amontillado.html

"The Necklace" in Prentice Hall "Green" textbook pg. 608 or at http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/Neck.shtml


Nonfiction (short):

"The Talk" in Prentice Hall "Green" textbook pg. 380 or at http://www.nexuslearning.net/books/Holt_ElementsofLit-3/Section%205/Gary%20Soto,%20The%20Talk.pdf

"38 Who Saw Murder Didn't Call Police" Class handout or at http://www2.selu.edu/Academics/Faculty/scraig/gansberg.html

"Go Deep to the Sewer" textbook pg. 368


1st Quarter Novel:  

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros 


2nd Quarter Novel 1:

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 


Related Texts for Of Mice and Men:

"To a Mouse" by Robert Burns at http://www.worldburnsclub.com/poems/translations/554.htm


2nd Quarter Novel 2:

Animal Farm by George Orwell 



Flood Myths:

"The Story of Noah's Ark" at http://www.dltk-bible.com/genesis/chapter6-index.htm

"Deucalion" D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

"The Voice, The Flood, And The Turtle" at http://books.google.com/books?id=wgOW2FgjkT8C&pg=PA120&lpg=PA120&dq=the+voice+the+flood+and+the+turtle&source=bl&ots=sVLXoi6Nyi&sig=aLwgz76ojvYAmu9ijrmRLGeeeb4&hl=en&ei=9e1bTYboN9O5tgffuZTkCw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CCAQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=the%20voice%20the%20flood%20and%20the%20turtle&f=false


Creation/Explanation Myths:

"Prometheus" D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

"Pandora" D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths



"Bellerophon" D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

"Perseus" in Prentice Hall "Green" textbook pg. 214

"Heracles" D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths


The Odyssey in Prentice Hall "Green" textbook pg. 980


Traditional Drama:

Romeo & Juliet

No Fear Romeo & Juliet at http://nfs.sparknotes.com/romeojuliet/



Three Haikus in Prentice Hall "Green" textbook pg.

"Prologue" from Romeo & Juliet at http://www.shakespeare-navigators.com/romeo/P1.html

"Sonnet 30" by William Shakespeare at http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/30.html



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