Course: English 9


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English 8


English 9 provides students the knowledge and skill to use language in its full range of contexts and purposes through a variety of print and non-print media. The four modules the students will be working on will focus on Short Stories, Poetry, A Novel which is The Messenger and Shakespeare in which the students will study Romeo and Juliet. Students are encouraged to participate with their classmates in online discussions and make personal connections with the reading. Creative assignments are also offered in this course as well to allow for students to explore their writing and creative talents.

Course Topics/Modules

Module 1: Get Creative

Module 2: Reading and Writing

Module 3: Novel “The Messenger”



Module 4: Poetry and Legends

Module 5: Romeo and Juliet

Final Exam


StartUp Assignment - 5%

Assignments 1& 2- 10%

Other Assignments - 45%

Discussions - 5%

Midterm & Final Exams - 35%





Teacher Support

Students have access to the course teacher through email, phone and in-person.  Teachers work Monday through Friday.



Prescribed Learning Outcomes

Please see the English 9 IRPs:

English Language Arts 8 to 12 (2007)


Once you are in the active course you will be able to see who your teacher is by going to the Classlist tab and then clicking on Teacher.

Completion Date

Go to our school website and click on Students and then the Enroll tab to see the exact dates of each Session offered at the VLN.