William P. Kimmel Alternative School

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Developmental Reading

 

Tom Smith teaches Reading at W.P. Kimmel. Developmental Reading students will be engaging in various learning activities this year.

 

Students will work on improving reading skills and drills by way of engaging reading selections and working on novels or units each marking period.

 

Students will be engaged in PSSA and Keystone practice exercises in order to prepare for the PSSA and Keystone test later in the school year.

 

Students will also engage in the computer based learning Study Island.

 

The following is a list of novels and/or units that students will be studying this year:

 

7th and 8th Grade

The Cay
The Third Eye
Encounters 
An Eye For An Eye

 

9th - 10th Grade

Alien Abduction
Night
Conflicts
Rumble Fish

 

11th - 12th Grade

Raisin in the Sun
Choices
Greek Mythology
Slam