Characters with Character - a study of characterization with short stories, informational text, art, and poetry from Medieval Times
Perseverance - a study of challenge by looking at plays and re-enactments of the life of Helen Keller
Survival - Examine the development of setting and it's relationship to theme through the novel "Touching Spirit Bear" and informational text.
Science or Fiction? - an examination of science fiction and the relationship to science as it evolves in our world. Reading the novel "The House of the Scorpion" and informational text.
Literature Reflects Life - Using literature to make sense of our world examining point of view and how an author develops point of view.