Now hiring Special Education Substitute Paras

Norris School District is now hiring 1:1 special education substitute paraprofessionals.  Positions will be working with students in grades K-12 who have developmental disabilities. Hours will follow the student hours and school schedule.  If interested please apply in person at the Superintendent's Office

English 11

English 11

This class provides a comprehensive study of American literature that focuses on various literary forms and terms.  Students study the works of American authors through the past through the twentieth century.  Students will read novels, plays, poetry and graphic novels. These examples will serve as models of effective styles and will be referred to during writing workshops which focus on the six-trait model of ideas/content, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions.  Students will write informal journals, a personal memoir, and a persuasive position paper. Grammar applications are practiced weekly and in correlation with the literature units.

For more information about course progression for juniors and seniors, see this Course Descriptions Presentation.

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