English 9 Handouts

Below are links for various types of handouts used in the classroom

August 2012

Various handouts for the month of August 2012

September 2012

Handouts for September 2012

Daisy Miller

Here are materials about the Henry James tale


Here is commentary on some wonderful short stories

The Joy Luck Club

Here are materials on Amy Tan's famous novel

Romeo and Juliet

Here are materials on Shakespeare's play

The Secret Life of Bees

Click above for materials on this novel.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Here are materials about the famous Sherlock Holmes novel.

Vocabulary Work

Here is a vocab test

Syllabus 2012-2013

Here is a course description for freshmen

Rules for Mr. Gracyk's Classes

I never saw a moor

Coordinators and Subordinators

Paradox, simile, metaphor, idiom

These were taught in English 9 on October 18, 2012

Coordinators, Subordinators, and Adverbs

How to use "literally"

November 1, 2012

November 2, 2012

November 6, 2012

End-of-semester Activity

End-of-semester Activity

Review of material after our creative writing assignment

The Joy Luck Club -- ways to quote

Three Types of Questions

Mythology for 2014 Bulfinch and Misc.

Mythology Oral Presentations for 2014

Homer The Odyssey Annotating Books 1 & 9


The House on Mango Street