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 9

English 9

English 9 is required for all ninth grade students and is part of the ninth grade core curriculum. The course covers all aspects of English, including reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary.  The reading portion will involve familiarizing students with classic literature.  The writing portion will focus on the writing process, sentences and paragraphs, and organizing an essay.  Students will also learn how to write an argument essay in preparation for the ACT their junior year.  Grammar will build upon prior knowledge and how to use the rules of grammar in their own writing.  Vocabulary will incorporate knowing and using literary terms throughout the year to insure storage in long-term memory, as well as how to use prefix, suffix, and root words to find the meaning of words.

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