Students will use literary devices to read and comprehend a wide variety of literature. They will study and analyze informational text and literary nonfiction combined with different media sources. Students will create narrative, informative, and argumentative wrting using formal writing style along with proper conventions and citation formats. Students will incorporate technology in their writing and participate in oral presentions using various sources of information and diverse media formats. Students will be expected to read and comose complex texts. The Common Core Standards are used in this classroom, which are set forth by the Ohio Department of Education.