This course is designed to give Grade 9 students an understanding of genres in literature. 

By the end of Grade 9 English, students will be able to:

  • Read fluently using the skills and strategies of the reading process;
  • Comprehend, respond to, and analyze a wide variety of literary texts;
  • Apply skills and strategies appropriate for reading non-fiction texts;
  • Write with a command of formal and informal English;
  • Write with clarity, logic, validity, and effectiveness on a wide range of topics and for variety of purposes;
  • Listen and respond critically to oral communication;
  • Deliver coherent, focused formal and informal oral presentations.


9.1 English for Open House 2015.pdf9.1 English for Open House 2015.pdf
English 9: Literary Genres - J. Harwood