Feedback Requested: High School ELA & EL

Feedback Requested: High School ELA & EL
Posted on 09/13/2022
The AASD 7-12 High School ELA Director and AASD 7-12 English Language Coordinator are reviewing instructional materials for their courses. As part of the adoption process, AASD staff members, students, parents, and residents are provided with the opportunity to examine and contribute feedback on the recommended instructional materials.

The feedback collected will be taken into consideration by the committee to determine the final list of instructional materials that will be recommended to the AASD Board of Education.

The AASD 7-12 High School ELA Director requests feedback on the following:
 
Course: #1270 AP English Literature and Composition 
Materials Title: Literature & Composition Essential Voices, Essential Skills for the AP Course
Published by: Bedford, Freeman & Worth High School Publishers
Authors: Renee H. Shea, Robin Dissin Aufses, Lawrence Scanlon, Katherine E. Cordes, Carlos A. Escobar, Carol Jago

Examination copies of each recommended instructional material and feedback forms are available at the following location until 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2022.

Questions regarding these recommendations may be directed to
Kelly Leopold,
High School ELA Director 
(920) 832-6157 x2179.

Print and fill out a feedback form here or fill out an online feedback form here.

The AASD 7-12 EL Coordinator requests feedback on the following:

Course: #1860/1865 Project Success 2

Materials Title: Chop Wood Carry Water: How to Fall in Love with the Process of Becoming Great
Publisher: LuLu Publishing Services
Author: Joshua Medcalf

Materials Title: The Code: The Five Secrets of Teen Success
Publisher: Little, Brown Books Mawi Asgedom

Print and fill out a feedback form here or fill out an online feedback form here.

Course: #1820 Intermediate EL ELA

Materials Title: Persepolis
Publisher: L’Association
Author: Marjane Satrapi

Materials Title: The Breadwinner A Graphic Novel
Publisher: Groundwood Books House of Anansi Press
Author: Based on the original book by Deborah Ellis Adapted by feature film directed by Nora Twomey

Materials Title: Welcome to the New World
Publisher: Metropolitan Books Henry Holt and Company
Authors: Jake Halpern, Michael Sloan

Materials Title: The Weight of Water
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Author: Sarah Crossan

Materials Title: The Crossover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing
Author: Kwame Alexander

Materials Title: Just Right Words Slam Poetry
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Author: Elizabeth Winchester

Materials Title: Inside Out and Back Again
Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers
Author: Thanhha Lai

Materials Title: Home of the Brave
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Author: Katherine Applegate

Materials Title: Somos Latinas: Voices of Wisconsin Latina Activists
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Authors: Andrea-Teresa Arenas, Eloisa Gomez

Materials Title: My Havana: Memories of a Cuban Boyhood
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Authors: Rosemary Wells with Secundino Fernandez

Materials Title: My Story of Standing Up for Girls’ Rights
Publisher: Malala Yousafzai with Joanie Stone
Author: Hachette Childrens Group

Materials Title: Drawing from Memory
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Author: Allen Say

Materials Title: Adrift at Sea: A Vietnamese Boy’s Story of Survival
Publisher: Pajama Press
Author: Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch with Tuan HO

Print and fill out a feedback form here or fill out an online feedback form here.

Examination copies of each recommended instructional material and feedback forms are available at the following locations until 4:00 pm on Friday, October 28, 2022.

Questions regarding the AASD English Language Department recommendations may be directed to Amy Swick,
English Language Coordinator
(920) 832-6157 x1729.

Examination copies of each recommended instructional material and feedback forms are available at

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