| ||This class is primarily for students in 6th-8th grade.
The purpose of this class is to prepare students of a younger age group for the more intensive reading and critical thinking assignments of high school.
It will introduce the students to novels that have a deeper subtext, that are applicable to transitioning into their teenage years and in some cases an awareness to social structures in the world at large.
In addition to the aforementioned overarching concepts of the novel, there will be a focus on reading for details as well. Students are essentially being taught to be literary detectives - seeking out general plot themes and picking apart the minutiae of character, narrative and historical background.|