Student Poetry Contest 2018

Our First Annual Student Poetry Contest

The month of April is known as National Poetry Month. To mark the occasion, we invited our students to submit poems they wrote to our first annual poetry contest. 

The response from our students overwhelmed us. Not only did we receive nearly 200 entries, but the quality of poems submitted was more than we could have hoped for. 

And the Winners Are…

When selecting the winning poems, our judges focused on the theme, diction, the use of imagery, rhythm, and musicality. 

Featured below are first place, second place, and several “honorable mention” poems. These poems stood out among the numerous promising entries. We hope you appreciate the works of some brilliant aspiring poets. 

First place and second place winners were awarded Amazon gift cards. All the poems featured here were also published to the Apex Learning Virtual School on Facebook and Google+.

First Place – My great aunt and Alzheimer’s disease by Zoe F.

Second Place – A Poem by Naomi Z.

Honorable Mention – Student’s Ode to Now by Sofia B.

Honorable Mention – The Chains by William A.

Honorable Mention – The Trail of Despair by Blake S.

Honorable Mention – The Mysterious They by Megan G.

Honorable Mention – You by Madison B.

Honorable Mention – Rome Was Not Built in a Day by Zoe U.

First Place Poem

My great aunt and Alzheimer’s disease. A Poem by Zoe F.

My great aunt and Alzheimer’s disease

by Zoe F.

Remember that one cloudy December when I forced open the door

and a bucket of snow crashed soundlessly on my feet?

Ice cubes formed around each individual toe,

the blood in my veins froze like a thin dribble of lava

hardening to a cool pumice, rock solid as

your smoky, burned bread. The ice melted when

Laughter oiled your vocal cords. Remember when

we celebrated America’s insurgence against Britain,

flipping down the tailgate and yelling

“victory” to the skies? Dark debris, like brown-powdered sugar,

littered your hair that night. You couldn’t stop scratching your scalp.

Beads of crimson blood dried under your nails but

Never dried up your humor like the stream

In our backyard, now a crevice full of smooth, round gray stones.

I watch your eyes crinkle at the corners when you look at me,

I know you love me just as you loved spongy, sweet vanilla cake only

two years ago. But I just wish I could penetrate your skull to know

if you remember who I am.

Second Place Poem

A Poem - by Naomi Z.

A Poem

by Naomi Z.

This is

a story

that is written

like a poem.

The Beginning

In the beginning,

there was a girl.

The girl was awkward,

shy,

and small.

She talked to no one,

and no one talked to her.

She only loved animals.

The Pond

By the girl’s house,

there was a pond.

By the pond,

there was a family of ducks.

The girl loved the ducks,

and the ducks loved her.

She fed them grains

and seeds

and corn.

Soon,

all sorts of animals

gathered by the pond,

and the girl

fed them all.

They loved her,

and she loved them.

The Crows

One day, a murder of crows

gathered by her house.

The girl

didn’t like the crows.

They were loud

and ugly

and looked like evil.

The girl ignored them

as she traveled to the pond,

but the crows would flock around her

and move when she moved,

cawed when she spoke,

and settled on her head and shoulders.

The girl didn’t like this.

She tried to shake them off,

but the crows

always

came back.

The Invasion

One night,

men in uniforms

with guns and yelling

charged into her town.

They made everyone get up

and go outside.

They ransacked the houses,

collected the treasures,

and killed the livestock.

The girl cried as they shot

all the ducks that didn’t fly away,

and the animals that hadn’t escaped.

As the girl and her people

left with the men,

she noticed that the only animals left

were the crows.

Smock

The men separated the girl

from her family.

She cried some more.

They told her to stop crying.

She didn’t,

so they hit her,

hard.

She cried even more

as she felt the blood

trickle down her back.

They gave her

a dirty black smock

and told her to change.

So she did.

The next day,

as she stepped into the sunlight,

she saw the crows.

They flew up to her,

and settled on her head and shoulders.

The girl didn’t like it

and shook them off.

Chosen

Many weeks later,

the girl was hungry,

and dirty,

and sad.

Nobody in the camp talked to her,

and she didn’t talk to them.

The crows hadn’t come to her in weeks.

They watched her

many yards away.

They watched her

as the men yelled at her

and hit her.

They watched her

when she cried softly at night,

when she complained about the cold,

when she listened to her roaring stomach.

They watched

as she became sick

from all those sleepless nights

and cold winds

that wrapped their freezing embrace

around her body.

They watched

as the men lined up the campers

for the daily routine of finding

the sick, old, and weak.

The crows inched closer

when the girl was chosen.

Crows, Once More

The men tossed her

and many other

sick, old, and weak people

into a vehicle.

The girl climbed over rotting bodies

and saw the crows,

once again within inches of her.

They flapped their wings

and flew around,

and they settled on her head and shoulders.

This time,

the girl didn’t shake them off.

Death

They say

finding one crow is bad luck,

two meant good luck,

three meant health,

four meant wealth,

but five signified approaching sickness,

and six meant that death was nearby.

This may explain

why the girl had a crow perched on each shoulder,

one on her head,

and three moving when she moved.

Six crows flocking her,

as she dug a giant pit

with dozens of other campers.

Six crows flying away,

when the men opened fire

and killed the people.

Honorable Mention Poems

Student's Ode to Now

Student’s Ode to Now

by Sofia B. 

They tell me I’m young and I should enjoy it

But the next day I’m “growing up too fast” and “not making the right choices.”

I want to find adventure in my day;

In the sun streaming through the redwoods,

In the wind running through my hair.

I want to find peace within myself and happiness with another

But I’m stressed and I’m yearning for a day when I won’t be.

Instead of living someone else’s life

I’m going to do what’s best for me.

Swim in the ocean,

Eat on the pier,

Laugh on the boardwalk,

And be in the now.

The Chains - A Poem by William A.

The Chains 

by William A.

We are bound by the chains of oppression

They say hands behind your back or I’ll pop a cap in yo ass

Every day I step out of my house, I’m afraid they might arrest me

I’m afraid I’ll see those flashing red and blue lights come just to mess with me

But no, this isn’t wrong, not in their eyes

If I wear my hood up, or I reach slowly in my pocket for my phone

They can shoot me without a second thought, oh no the’ll just mow

When they see me, they don’t see another innocent man,

They see someone they can stereotype

And in their police report, they might just mistype

Rodney was the archetype

Trayvon had to lose his life

We gotta work together to end this convolution

But we cannot hate and harm them, we must give them absolution

Many died to spark this revolution

In their name, we must find a solution

We are bound by the chains of oppression

Oh lord send us a blessing

The Trail of Despair - A Poem by Blake S.

The Trail of Despair. 

by Blake S. 

The trail with blistering heat and lost souls,

Wandering with no food nor spirit,

Dying of hunger and no blankets to warm our cold bones,

The wind is dancing like our ancestors,

We were whipped and tortured,

Wagons is where we slept,

Splinters insert our backs,

Our wounds turn black and blue,

Many don’t make it,

We are just empty vessels on this trail,

We left our souls back home,

Driven away from a place we once called home,

We could fight we would all die,

We were dragged out without shoes,

Nor our children,

Our spirits lost to this trail,

This unknown detrain with light green grass,

The sun with its radiant heat,

The cold with winds to make bones turn blue and skin turn black,

We drink from brown murky water,

Flies fly around our dead brothers and sisters we don’t bury,

We only have time to move along through the dangerous detrain,

Many of us was being executed for an unknown reason,

Some escape just to hide in a pitch black cave,

Were we punished by our gods,

Did we deserve this,

For our vessels to roam this trail,

Or our souls to be trapped in our village,

Or is this meant to be.

The Mysterious They - A Poem by Megan G.

The Mysterious They

by Megan G.

I met the Mysterious They today.

At a bus stop was I, when

a mysterious stranger sat down beside me

and gave me a friendly hello.

“Dear Sir,” said I,” I fear we have not met

And if we have I do not remember our meeting.

I do not even know thy name.”

Mysterious They only smiled perplexedly.

“How is it so that you do not remember? We spend so much time together.”

My confusion must have shown for They continued,

“Dear child, sweet lady, My name is The Mysterious They.

I am the They up in corporate,

the They who have answers,

the They who are wrong and go about spreading lies like wildfires.

I am the They who screwed up everything,

the They who are poor and They who are rich,

the They who are there but yet you don’t see or touch.”

They smiled expectantly.

“But Good Sir,” said I,” you have answered everything but my question

Pray tell, who are you?”

They patiently explained once more.

“I am the background to your painting,

the white noise to your soundtrack.

I am the silent ones in the noise.

I am crowds of blank faces of

everyone you don’t know,

the background extras in the world.

A mere statistic and a number on a page.

Just another empty name.”

Again, I replied,” I know you not!

Kind Sir, if it is as you say, then how should I know you?”

Mysterious They leaned forward and whispered,

“Indeed, I am you to everyone else

for we are all somebody else to everyone else.”

You - A Poem by Madison B.

You

by Madison B.

I had a dream last night

I came to your house

And it smelled like fresh rain

When?

I asked

When I look at you

I gulp in the fresh air

That my lungs have been dying for

The softness

Of your smile

The one that makes my heart melt

I talk to you

And my chest opens

Revealing my damaged heart

That I have no qualms about sharing

Your calloused fingers

Wrap around mine

As we share inside jokes

That never really make sense

I laugh with you

And all is right

When you left

I knew I would see you again

But still

Why does everything

That makes me feel okay

Have to go?

I was soft

And then ripped raw

Calloused

When you come back

I hope

I will be soft again

I hope

I will still tingle

At the sight of your smile

At the sound of your laugh

At the feeling

Of your calloused fingers

Wrapped around my calloused heart

I hope I dream again tonight

Rome Was Not Built in a Day - A Poem by Zoe U.

Rome Was Not Built in a Day

by Zoe U.

Sunday waltzes into the room,

white chiffon dress cascading just below her knees,

bowed in the back,

pressed to perfection,

three books tucked neatly beneath her arm.

She greets all she sees with a small wave of the fingers

as the corners of her mouth turn upwards to the heavens.

Her heart sings of shortcomings but her lips stay poised.

Monday missed his 7:40 bus

and half of homeroom.

Does it count as late if you don’t show up at all? 

Thermos holds black coffee,

headphones in,

music up.

He looks down for a second too long

And his rounded specs slide down the bridge of his nose.

“Monday? Are you with us?”

He answers as if on queue.

Tuesday sits in the back of the lecture hall

because the only left handed desk is already taken.

He drops his books on the way up the stairs,

notes losing their order,

Tuesday losing his patience.

The class turns momentarily,

burning holes into the back of his combed hair

searching for where he came from.

We know we saw him somewhere, but it wasn’t in our physics class. 

Was it?

Wednesday is average.

Made the soccer team, but often sits bench.

Maintains a 3.0, but nothing more.

Had a boyfriend… once.

She goes home to her mom and dad and brother committed to UPenn.

Maybe if she just studied a little harder,

Practiced a little longer,

Dressed a little nicer.

It must feel odd being a supporting character in your own story.

Thursday is satin and lace and breaths of almost.

Chestnut hair tied up in a navy ribbon,

never leaves the house without her moleskine,

probably writes poetry but no one would ever know.

Her laugh fills rooms to the brim

and saturates people with the type of joy only ever hoped for.

Storybooks, she says, are why we know how to love.

She’s never experienced this, of course.

Just a guess. Only a thought.

Friday takes the longest of his friends to get ready

because he can’t get his hair to lay flat,

but everyone says he’s worth the wait.

He steps into the room and the mood shifts.

Their eyes shift.

How does it feel to be in his shadow?

When Friday comes,

entourage following,

keg in hand,

he is a bad decision waiting to happen.

Saturday is the girl who helps Friday recover.

She’s the mom of the group,

heart of gold,

always wants to see the best in others,

but some people make it oh so hard. 

Saturday is made for things forgotten,

But she spends her time cleaning up after others’ messes.

Spare moments of hers are spent in solitude,

alone but never lonely.

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About the Author:

James Bilderbeck grew up in southern California and attended the University of California, Santa Barbara. He graduated in 2015 with a degree in English and Communications. Following this, James moved to Seattle for a fresh start and began tutoring for Huntington Learning Center. He was then hired by ALVS as an initial member of the tutoring program in April of 2017. James tutors English, social studies, and math. Additionally, he helped pilot the ALVS writing center, where full-time students can submit their essays and other writing assignments for editing. When he’s not tutoring, James enjoys coaching club soccer with Seattle Celtic.
Course Materials

Course Materials Semester 1:

Optional The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka. David Wylie, translator. (Classix Press, 2009). ISBN-10: 1557427666 / ISBN-13: 9781557427663. Other editions acceptable.

NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended. Semester 2: Optional Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Simon & Schuster, 2003). ISBN-10: 074377103 / ISBN-13: 8780743477109 Other editions acceptable. 

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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka. David Wylie, translator. (Classix Press, 2009).
ISBN-10: 1557427666 / ISBN-13: 9781557427663.
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
Semester 2: Optional

Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Simon & Schuster, 2003).
ISBN-10: 074377103 / ISBN-13: 8780743477109
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

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Semester 1:

  • Required American Born Chinese. Gene Luen Yang. (Suare Fish, 2008). ISBN-10: 0312384483 / ISBN-13: 9780312384487.
  • Other editions acceptable. Fast Food Nation. Eric Schlosser. (Mariner Books, 2012). ISBN-10: 0547750331 / ISBN-13: 9780547750330. 

 

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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

American Born Chinese. Gene Luen Yang. (Suare Fish, 2008). ISBN-10: 0312384483 / ISBN-13: 9780312384487. Other editions acceptable.
Fast Food Nation. Eric Schlosser. (Mariner Books, 2012). ISBN-10: 0547750331 / ISBN-13: 9780547750330. Other editions acceptable.

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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. (Scribner, 1995). ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565. Other editions acceptable.
Semester 2: Required

A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry. (Vintage, 2004). ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 9780679755333. Other editions acceptable.
A Way to Rainy Mountain. N. Scott Momaday. (University of New Mexico Press, 1969). ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 9780826304360. Other editions acceptable.

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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. (Scribner, 1995). ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565. Other editions acceptable.
Semester 2: Required

A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry. (Vintage, 2004). ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 9780679755333. Other editions acceptable.
A Way to Rainy Mountain. N. Scott Momaday. (University of New Mexico Press, 1969). ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 9780826304360. Other editions acceptable.

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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

Robinson Crusoe. Daniel Defoe. (Penguin Random House Llc, 2008). ISBN-10: 0-451-53077-2 / ISBN-13: 978-0-451-53077-6. Other editions acceptable. NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
The Tempest. William Shakespeare. (Simon & Schuster, 2004). ISBN-10: 0156027321 / ISBN-13: 9780743482837. Other editions acceptable. NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If student wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
Semester 2: Optional

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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

Robinson Crusoe. Daniel Defoe. (Barnes & Nobel Classics, 2005). ISBN-10: 1593083602 / ISBN-13: 9781593083601.
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
The Tempest. William Shakespeare. (Simon & Schuster, 2004). ISBN-10: 0156027321 / ISBN-13: 9780743482837.
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
Semester 2: Required

Life of Pi. Yann Martel. (Mariner Books, 2003). ISBN-10: 0156027321 / ISBN-13: 9780156027328.
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
Semester 2: Optional

Frankenstein. Mary Shelley. (Dover Publications, 1994). ISBN-10: 0486282112 / ISBN-13: 9780486282114.
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

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No required or optional materials.

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No required or optional materials.

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Semesters 1 and 2: Required
AP Biology requires a college-level biology textbook. Students may use any college level biology textbook to successfully complete the course. Though students may use any college-level textbook, resources such as page references and scaffolded reading guides are provided in the course to support students who use either of the following texts:
Campbell Biology, 11th ed. Jane B. Reece et al. (Pearson Education, 2016).
ISBN-10: 0134093410 / ISBN-13: 9780134093413 / $325.00
Acceptable alternate: 10 ed.(2013). ISBN-10: 0321775651 / ISBN-13: 9780321775658
Acceptable alternate: 9th ed. (2011). ISBN-10: 0321558235
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– OR –
Principles of Life, 2nd ed. David M. Hillis et al. (W. H. Freeman, 2014).
ISBN-10: 1464109478 / ISBN-13: 9781464109478 / $245.00
Acceptable alternate: 1st ed. (2011). ISBN-10: 1429257210
AP Biology requires the completion of hands-on lab activities and has been approved by the College Board as meeting all requirements for a laboratory science course. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
Apex Learning has partnered with a third-party vendor to create a custom laboratory kit that contains all the materials needed for AP Biology. The kit may be purchased via Apex Learning ($240.00 + shipping) or directly from the vendor’s website at www.qualitysciencelabs.com. Once there,
i. Select the Apex Learning Science Kits link on the left-hand side of the screen
ii. Select “Advanced Biology Kit for Apex Learning.” Note that a microscope is not included and must be obtained separately.
For bulk orders, contact [email protected]. For Quality Science Labs
customer service, call 1-866-700-1884.
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AP Chemistry requires a college-level chemistry textbook. Students may use any college-level chemistry textbook to successfully complete the course. Though students may use any college-level textbook, resources such as page references and scaffolded reading guides are provided in the course to support students who use either of the following texts:
 
Chemistry, 10th ed. Steven S. Zumdahl and Donald J. DeCoste. (Brooks Cole, 2017).
ISBN-10: 1305957407 / ISBN-13: 9781305957404/ $300.00
Acceptable alternate: 9th ed. (2013). ISBN-10: 1133611095 / ISBN-13: 9781133611097
– OR –
Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter, 7th ed. Neil D. Jespersen, James
E. Brady and Alison Hyslop. (Wiley, 2011).
ISBN-10: 111851646X / ISBN-13: 9781118516461 / $375.00
Acceptable alternate: 6th ed. (2011). ISBN-10: 0470577711
 
AP Chemistry requires the completion of hands-on lab activities and has been approved by the College Board as meeting all requirements for a laboratory science course. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
 
Apex Learning has partnered with a third-party vendor to create a custom laboratory kit that contains all the materials needed for AP Chemistry. The kit may be purchased via Apex Learning ($240.00 + shipping) or directly from the vendor’s website at www.qualitysciencelabs.com. Once there,
i. Select the Apex Learning Science Kits link on the left-hand side of the screen
ii. Select the “Advanced MicroChem Kit for Apex Learning”
For bulk orders, contact [email protected]. For Quality Science Labs customer service, call 1-866-700-1884.
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Course Materials

Required

Psychology, 11th ed. David G. Myers (Worth Publishing, 2015).
ISBN-10: 1464140812 / ISBN-13: 9781464140815
Acceptable alternate: Psychology with Updates on DSM-5, 10th ed (2014).
ISBN-10: 1464164746 / ISBN-13: 9781464164743

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AP®  Environmental Science requires a college-level textbook, resources such as page references and scaffolded reading guides are provided in the course to support students who use either of the following texts:

Environment: The Science Behind the Stories, AP® Edition, 5th Edition. Jay
Withgott, Matthew Laposta. (Pearson Education, 2014) ISBN-13: 978-0-13-354014-7 / $215.00

– OR

Environment, 9th Edition. Peter H. Raven, David M. Hassenzahl, Mary
Catherine Hager, Nancy Y. Gift, and Linda R. Berg. (John Wiley & Sons, 2015) ISBN-13: 978-1-118-87582-7 / $250.00

AP® Environmental Science requires the completion of hands-on lab activities and has been approved b the College Board as meeting all requirements for a laboratory science course. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to: http://support.apexlearning.com/materials

Each lab contains complete instructions on how to perform the experiments. Apex Learning® recommends that all students keep a detailed lab notebook as evidence of their lab work. 

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

Prentice Hall Earth Science Lab Manual, Student ed. Edward J. Tarbuck and Frederick Lutgens (Prentice Hall, 2006).
ISBN-10: 0131258982 / ISBN-13: 9780131258983
Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.

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Course Materials

Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

Prentice Hall Earth Science Lab Manual, Student ed. Edward J. Tarbuck and Frederick Lutgens (Prentice Hall, 2006).
ISBN-10: 0131258982 / ISBN-13: 9780131258983
Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.

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Course Materials

Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.

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Course Materials

Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional
• This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require only the lab manual; there are no additional lab materials needed for these activities. Hands-on labs require specified materials. 

Apex Learning has partnered with a third-party vendor to create a custom laboratory kit that contains all the materials needed for this course. The kit may be purchased via Apex Learning ($100.00 + shipping) or directly from the vendor’s website at http://www.qualitysciencelabs.com/apex-learning-science-kits/. Once there, select the “Apex Learning Biology Kit.” For Quality Science Labs customer service, call 1-866-700-1884.

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional
• This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require only the lab manual; there are no additional lab materials needed for these activities. Hands-on labs require specified materials. 

Apex Learning has partnered with a third-party vendor to create a custom laboratory kit that contains all the materials needed for this course. The kit may be purchased via Apex Learning ($100.00 + shipping) or directly from the vendor’s website at http://www.qualitysciencelabs.com/apex-learning-science-kits/. Once there, select the “Apex Learning Biology Kit.” For Quality Science Labs customer service, call 1-866-700-1884.

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional
• Scientific calculator
• This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. For dry labs, there are no additional lab materials needed for these activities.

Hands-on labs require specified materials. Apex Learning has partnered with a third-party vendor to create a custom laboratory kit that contains all the materials needed for this course. The kit may be purchased via Apex Learning ($150.00 + shipping) or directly from the vendor’s website at http://www.qualitysciencelabs.com/apex-learning-science-kits/. Once there, select the “Apex High School Chemistry Kit.” For Quality Science Labs customer service, call 1-866-700-1884

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional
• Scientific calculator
• This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. For dry labs, there are no additional lab materials needed for these activities.

Hands-on labs require specified materials. Apex Learning has partnered with a third-party vendor to create a custom laboratory kit that contains all the materials needed for this course. The kit may be purchased via Apex Learning ($150.00 + shipping) or directly from the vendor’s website at http://www.qualitysciencelabs.com/apex-learning-science-kits/. Once there, select the “Apex High School Chemistry Kit.” For Quality Science Labs customer service, call 1-866-700-1884

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Course Materials

Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.

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Course Materials

Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.

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Course Materials

No required or optional materials.

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.

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Semesters 1 and 2: Required
TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus Calculator
Read “Getting Started” and chapter 1 in the TI Guidebook before the course starts.
Semesters 1 and 2: Optional
Calculus: Single Variable, 8th ed. James Stewart (Brooks/Cole, 2016). ISBN-10: 1305266633 / ISBN-13: 9781305266636

  • Acceptable alternate: 7th ed. (2012). ISBN-10: 0538497831
  • Acceptable alternate: 6th ed. (2008). ISBN-10: 0495011614
  • Acceptable alternate: 5th ed. (2003). ISBN-10: 0534393667
  • Acceptable alternate: 4th ed. (1999). ISBN-10: 0534355625

Calculus of a Single Variable, 2nd ed. Jeffery A Cole, Michael Olinick, Dennis Pence, and Earl W. Swokowski (PWS, 1994). ISBN-10: 0534939244 This book is out of print but you may find it used. It is interchangeable with the Stewart text listed above.

Cracking the AP Calculus AB & BC Exams, 2014 ed. David S. Kahn (Princeton Review, 2012).
ISBN-10: 0307946185 / ISBN-13: 9780307946188

  • Acceptable alternate: 2012 ed. ISBN-10: 0307944867
  • Acceptable alternate: 2009 ed. ISBN-10: 0375428852
  • Acceptable alternate: 2008 ed. ISBN-10: 0375766413
  • Acceptable alternate: 2006–2007 ed. ISBN-10: 0534355625
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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

TI-89, TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus Calculator
Read “Getting Started” and chapter 1 in the TI Guidebook before the course starts.
Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

Barron’s AP Statistics, 8th ed. Martin Sternstein (Barron’s, 2015).
ISBN-10: 1438004982 / ISBN-13: 9781438004983
Acceptable alternate: 7th ed. (2013). 1438002025 / ISBN-13: 9781438002026
Acceptable alternate: 6th ed. (2012). ISBN–10: 0764147021
Acceptable alternate: 5th ed. (2010). ISBN–10: 0764140892
Acceptable alternate: 4th ed. (2008). ISBN-10: 0764136836
Introduction to Probability & Statistics, 14th ed. William Mendenhall, Robert J. Beaver, and Barbara M. Beaver (Brooks/Cole, 2015).
ISBN-10: 1133103758 / ISBN-13: 9781133103752
Acceptable alternate: 13th ed. (2009). ISBN-10: 0495389536
Acceptable alternate: 12th ed. (2006). ISBN-10: 0534418708
Acceptable alternate: 11th ed. (2003). ISBN-10: 0534395198

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

AP U.S. History requires a college-level U.S. history textbook. Students may use any college-level U.S. history textbook to successfully complete the course. Though students may use any college-level textbook, resources such as page references and scaffolded reading guides are provided in the course to support students who use any of the following texts:

America’s History, 8th ed. James A. Henretta et al. (Bedford, Freeman, & Worth, 2014).
ISBN-10: 1457628937 / ISBN-13: 9781457628931
-OR-
American History: Connecting with the Past, 14th AP ed. Alan Brinkley. (McGraw-Hill, 2011)
ISBN-10: 0076621421 / ISBN-13: 9780076621422
-OR-
America: A Narrative History, 9th ed. George Tindall and David E. Shi (W.W. Norton, 2013)
ISBN-10: 0393912620 / ISBN-13: 9780393912623
Students using other college-level U.S. history texts or older editions will need to identify the appropriate sections of their text to complete each reading assignment.

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Course Materials

Optional

Macroeconomics for Today, 7th ed. Irvin B. Tucker (South-Western/Thomson Learning, 2010).
ISBN-10: 0538469447 / ISBN-13: 9780538469449
Acceptable alternate: 6th ed. (2008). ISBN-10: 0324591373
Acceptable alternate: 5th ed. (2007). ISBN-10: 0324407998
Acceptable alternate: 4th ed. (2005). ISBN-10: 0324301979

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

The Norton Anthology of Poetry, 5th ed. Margaret Ferguson, Mary Jo Salter et al, eds. (W.W. Norton, 2005).
ISBN-10: 0393979202 / ISBN-13: 9780393979206
Acceptable alternate: 4th ed. (1996). ISBN-10: 0393968200
Short Fiction: An Anthology, 1st ed. (Bedford/St. Martins, 2009).
ISBN-10: 0312576374
NOTE: This custom anthology is available only from Apex Learning or MBS Direct.
Acceptable alternates:
The Story and Its Writer, 7th ed. Ann Charters, ed. (Bedford / St. Martins, 2007). ISBN-10: 0312442718
The Story and Its Writer, 6th ed. Ann Charters, ed. (Bedford / St. Martins, 2002). ISBN-10: 0312397313
The Story and Its Writer, 5th ed. Ann Charters, ed. (Bedford / St. Martins, 1998). ISBN-10: 0312171641
Semester 1: Required

Hedda Gabler. Henrik Ibsen (Dover, 1990).
ISBN-10: 0486264696 / ISBN-13: 9780486264691
Other editions acceptable
A Streetcar Named Desire. Tennessee Williams (Signet, 1947).
ISBN-10: 0451167783 / ISBN-13: 9780451167781
Other editions acceptable
Their Eyes Were Watching God. Zora Neale Hurston (Harper, 2006).
ISBN-10: 0060838671 / ISBN-13: 9780060838676
Other editions acceptable
Twelfth Night. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Washington Square Press, 1993). ISBN-10: 0743482778 / ISBN-13: 9780743482776
Other editions acceptable
Semester 2: Required

The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald (Scribner, 1995).
ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565
Other editions acceptable
Annie John. Jamaica Kincaid (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1985).
ISBN-10: 0374525102 / ISBN-13: 9780374525101
Other editions acceptable
Jane Eyre. Charlotte Bronte. Michael Mason, ed. (Penguin, 2006).
ISBN-10: 0141441143 / ISBN-13: 9780141441146
Other editions acceptable

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer (Anchor, 1996). ISBN-10: 0385486804 / ISBN-13: 978-0385486804
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald (Scribner, 2004). ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 978-0743273565
The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck (Penguin, 2006). ISBN-10: 0143039431 / ISBN-13: 978-0143039433
A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry (Vintage, 2004). ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 978-0679755333
The Way to Rainy Mountain, N. Scott Momaday (University of New Mexico Press, 1976). ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 978-0826304360
The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien (Mariner Books, 2009). ISBN-10: 0618706410 / ISBN-13: 978-0618706419

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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka. David Wylie, translator. (Classix Press, 2009).
ISBN-10: 1557427666 / ISBN-13: 9781557427663.
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
Semester 2: Optional

Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Simon & Schuster, 2003).
ISBN-10: 074377103 / ISBN-13: 8780743477109
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

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Course Materials

Required

The Lanahan Readings in the American Polity, 5th ed. Ann G. Serow and Everett C. Ladd, eds. (Lanahan Publishing, 2010).
ISBN-10: 1930398166 / ISBN-13: 9781930398160
Acceptable alternate: 4th ed. (2003).ISBN-10: 1930398093
Acceptable alternate: 3rd ed. (2003). ISBN-10: 1930398034
American Government: Power and Purpose, 13th ed. Theodore J. Lowi, Benjamin Ginsberg, Kenneth A. Shepsle, and Stephen Ansolabehere (W. W. Norton, 2013).
ISBN-10: 0393124134 / ISBN-13:9780393124134
Acceptable alternate: 12th ed. (2012).ISBN-10: 0393138194

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No required or optional materials.

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

Biology: Exploring Life Lab Manual, Student ed. Neil Campbell, Brad Williamson, and Robin Heyden (Prentice Hall, 2004).
ISBN-10: 0130642665 / ISBN-13: 9780130642660
Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.

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No required or optional materials.

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

AP Biology requires a college-level biology textbook. Students may use any college-level biology textbook to successfully complete the course. Resources are provided in the course to support students using either of the following texts:

  • Campbell Biology, 9th ed. Neil A. Campbell and Jane B. Reece et al. (Benjamin Cummings, 2011). ISBN-10: 0321558235 / ISBN-13: 9780321558237. -OR-
  • Principles of Life, 2nd ed. David M. Hillis et al. (W. H. Freeman, 2011). ISBN-10: 1429276487 / ISBN-13: 9781464109478

AP Biology requires the completion of hands-on lab activities and has been approved by the College Board as meeting all requirements for a laboratory science course. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.

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Course Materials

Optional

  • Macroeconomics for Today, 7th ed. Irvin B. Tucker (South-Western/Thomson Learning, 2010).
    ISBN-10: 0538469447 / ISBN-13: 9780538469449
    Acceptable alternate: 6th ed. (2008). ISBN-10: 0324591373
    Acceptable alternate: 5th ed. (2007). ISBN-10: 0324407998
    Acceptable alternate: 4th ed. (2005). ISBN-10: 0324301979
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Optional

  • Microeconomics for Today, 7th ed. Irvin B. Tucker (South-Western/Thomson Learning, 2010).
    ISBN-10: 0538469412 / ISBN-13: 9780538469418
    Acceptable alternate: 6th ed. (2008). ISBN-10: 0324591381
    Acceptable alternate: 5th ed. (2007). ISBN-10: 0324408005
    Acceptable alternate: 4th ed. (2005). ISBN-10: 0324301928
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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • AP* Spanish: Preparing for the Language Examination, 3rd ed. José M. Diaz, Margarita Leicher-Prieto, and Gilda Nissenberg (Prentice Hall, 2007)
    ISBN-10: 0131660942 / ISBN-13: 9780131660946
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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

AP U.S. History requires a college-level U.S. history textbook. Students may use any college-level U.S. history textbook to successfully complete the course. Though students may use any college-level textbook, resources such as page references and scaffolded reading guides are provided in the course to support students who use any of the following texts:

  • America’s History, 8th ed. James A. Henretta et al. (Bedford, Freeman, & Worth, 2014).
    ISBN-10: 1457628937 / ISBN-13: 9781457628931
     -OR-
  • American History: Connecting with the Past, 14th AP ed. Alan Brinkley. (McGraw-Hill, 2011)
    ISBN-10: 0076621421 / ISBN-13: 9780076621422
    -OR-
  • America: A Narrative History, 9th ed. George Tindall and David E. Shi (W.W. Norton, 2013)
    ISBN-10: 0393912620 / ISBN-13: 9780393912623

Students using other college-level U.S. history texts or older editions will need to identify the appropriate sections of their text to complete each reading assignment.

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No required or optional materials.

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Required

  • Word processing software and presentation management software.
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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any Spanish-English, English-Spanish Dictionary
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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus Calculator
    Read the “Graphing Calculators” section in the course Appendix A: Student Resources and chapter 1 in the TI Guidebook at the beginning of your course.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus Calculator
    Read the “Graphing Calculators” section in the course Appendix A: Student Resources and chapter 1 in the TI Guidebook before the course starts.
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Course Materials

Semester 2: Required

  • TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus Calculator
    Read the “Graphing Calculators” section in the course Appendix A: Student Resources and chapter 1 in the TI Guidebook before the course starts.
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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus Calculator
    Read the “Graphing Calculators” section in the course Appendix A: Student Resources and chapter 1 in the TI Guidebook before the course starts.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus Calculator
    Read the “Graphing Calculators” section in the course Appendix A: Student Resources and chapter 1 in the TI Guidebook before the course starts.
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Course Materials

Semester 2: Required

  • TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus Calculator
    Read the “Graphing Calculators” section in the course Appendix A: Student Resources and chapter 1 in the TI Guidebook before the course starts.
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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semester 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semester 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semester 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semester 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus Calculator
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Semester 1: Required

  • TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus Calculator
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Semester 2: Required

  • TI-84 Plus, TI-83, or TI-83 Plus Calculator
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No required or optional materials.

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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any Chinese-English, English-Chinese Dictionary
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Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any Chinese-English, English-Chinese Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any Chinese-English, English-Chinese Dictionary
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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any Chinese-English, English-Chinese Dictionary
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Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any Chinese-English, English-Chinese Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any Chinese-English, English-Chinese Dictionary
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No required or optional materials.

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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary
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Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary
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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary
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Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any Latin-English, English-Latin Dictionary
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No required or optional materials.

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No required or optional materials.

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Required  

  • Business productivity-type software, such as Microsoft Office
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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any German-English, English-German Dictionary
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any German-English, English-German Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any German-English, English-German Dictionary
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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any German-English, English-German Dictionary
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Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any German-English, English-German Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any German-English, English-German Dictionary
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No required or optional materials.

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No required or optional materials.

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No required or optional materials.

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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any French-English, English-French Dictionary
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Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any French-English, English-French Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any French-English, English-French Dictionary
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Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • Any French-English, English-French Dictionary
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Semester 1: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 1: Optional

  • Any French-English, English-French Dictionary
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Semester 2: Required

  • Microphone

Semester 2: Optional

  • Any French-English, English-French Dictionary
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No required or optional materials.

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials
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Course Materials

Semester 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials
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No required or optional materials.

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No required or optional materials.

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Semester 1: Optional

  • The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka. David Wylie, translator. (Classix Press, 2009). 
    ISBN-10: 1557427666 / ISBN-13: 9781557427663. 
    Other editions acceptable. 
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

Semester 2: Optional

  • Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Simon & Schuster, 2003). 
    ISBN-10: 074377103 / ISBN-13: 8780743477109 
    Other editions acceptable. 
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka. David Wylie, translator. (Classix Press, 2009). 
    ISBN-10: 1557427666 / ISBN-13: 9781557427663. 
    Other editions acceptable. 
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

 

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Course Materials

Semester 2: Optional

  • Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Simon & Schuster, 2003). 
    ISBN-10: 074377103 / ISBN-13: 8780743477109 
    Other editions acceptable. 
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka. David Wylie, translator. (Classix Press, 2009).
    ISBN-10: 1557427666 / ISBN-13: 9781557427663.
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

Semester 2: Optional

  • Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Simon & Schuster, 2003).
    ISBN-10: 074377103 / ISBN-13: 8780743477109
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

 

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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka. David Wylie, translator. (Classix Press, 2009).
    ISBN-10: 1557427666 / ISBN-13: 9781557427663.
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

 

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Course Materials

Semester 2: Optional

  • Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Simon & Schuster, 2003).
    ISBN-10: 074377103 / ISBN-13: 8780743477109
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • Robinson Crusoe. Daniel Defoe. (Barnes & Nobel Classics, 2005). ISBN-10: 1593083602 / ISBN-13: 9781593083601. 
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
  • The Tempest. William Shakespeare. (Simon & Schuster, 2004). ISBN-10: 0156027321 / ISBN-13: 9780743482837. 
    Other editions acceptable. 
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

Semester 2: Required

  • Life of Pi. Yann Martel. (Mariner Books, 2003). ISBN-10: 0156027321 / ISBN-13: 9780156027328.
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

Semester 2: Optional

  • Frankenstein. Mary Shelley. (Dover Publications, 1994). ISBN-10: 0486282112 / ISBN-13: 9780486282114.
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • Robinson Crusoe. Daniel Defoe. (Barnes & Nobel Classics, 2005). ISBN-10: 1593083602 / ISBN-13: 9781593083601. 
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
  • The Tempest. William Shakespeare. (Simon & Schuster, 2004). ISBN-10: 0156027321 / ISBN-13: 9780743482837. 
    Other editions acceptable. 
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

 

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Course Materials

Semester 2: Required

  • Life of Pi. Yann Martel. (Mariner Books, 2003). ISBN-10: 0156027321 / ISBN-13: 9780156027328.
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

Semester 2: Optional

  • Frankenstein. Mary Shelley. (Dover Publications, 1994). ISBN-10: 0486282112 / ISBN-13: 9780486282114.
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

 

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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • Robinson Crusoe. Daniel Defoe. (Penguin Random House Llc, 2008). ISBN-10: 0-451-53077-2 / ISBN-13: 978-0-451-53077-6. Other editions acceptable. NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
  • The Tempest. William Shakespeare. (Simon & Schuster, 2004). ISBN-10: 0156027321 / ISBN-13: 9780743482837. Other editions acceptable. NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If student wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

Semester 2: Optional

  • Frankenstein. Mary Shelley. (Dover Publications, 1994). ISBN-10: 0486282112 / ISBN-13: 9780486282114.
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

  • Robinson Crusoe. Daniel Defoe. (Penguin Random House Llc, 2008). ISBN-10: 0-451-53077-2 / ISBN-13: 978-0-451-53077-6. Other editions acceptable. NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
  • The Tempest. William Shakespeare. (Simon & Schuster, 2004). ISBN-10: 0156027321 / ISBN-13: 9780743482837. Other editions acceptable. NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If student wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

 

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Course Materials

Semester 2: Optional

  • Frankenstein. Mary Shelley. (Dover Publications, 1994). ISBN-10: 0486282112 / ISBN-13: 9780486282114.
    Other editions acceptable.
    NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. (Scribner, 1995). ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565. Other editions acceptable.

Semester 2: Required

  • A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry. (Vintage, 2004). ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 9780679755333. Other editions acceptable.
  • A Way to Rainy Mountain. N. Scott Momaday. (University of New Mexico Press, 1969). ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 9780826304360. Other editions acceptable.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. (Scribner, 1995). ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565. Other editions acceptable.

 

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Course Materials

Semester 2: Required

  • A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry. (Vintage, 2004). ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 9780679755333. Other editions acceptable.
  • A Way to Rainy Mountain. N. Scott Momaday. (University of New Mexico Press, 1969). ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 9780826304360. Other editions acceptable.

 

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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. (Scribner, 1995). ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565. Other editions acceptable.

Semester 2: Required

  • A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry. (Vintage, 2004). ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 9780679755333. Other editions acceptable.
  • A Way to Rainy Mountain. N. Scott Momaday. (University of New Mexico Press, 1969). ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 9780826304360. Other editions acceptable.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. (Scribner, 1995). ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565. Other editions acceptable.

 

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Course Materials

Semester 2: Required

  • A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry. (Vintage, 2004). ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 9780679755333. Other editions acceptable.
  • A Way to Rainy Mountain. N. Scott Momaday. (University of New Mexico Press, 1969). ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 9780826304360. Other editions acceptable.

 

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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • American Born Chinese. Gene Luen Yang. (Suare Fish, 2008). ISBN-10: 0312384483 / ISBN-13: 9780312384487. Other editions acceptable.
  • Fast Food Nation. Eric Schlosser. (Mariner Books, 2012). ISBN-10: 0547750331 / ISBN-13: 9780547750330. Other editions acceptable.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • American Born Chinese. Gene Luen Yang. (Suare Fish, 2008). ISBN-10: 0312384483 / ISBN-13: 9780312384487. Other editions acceptable.
  • Fast Food Nation. Eric Schlosser. (Mariner Books, 2012). ISBN-10: 0547750331 / ISBN-13: 9780547750330. Other editions acceptable.
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Course Materials

No required or optional materials.

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Course Materials

Semesters 1 and 2: Required

  • Prentice Hall Earth Science Lab Manual, Student ed. Edward J. Tarbuck and Frederick Lutgens (Prentice Hall, 2006).
    ISBN-10: 0131258982 / ISBN-13: 9780131258983

Semesters 1 and 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • Prentice Hall Earth Science Lab Manual, Student ed. Edward J. Tarbuck and Frederick Lutgens (Prentice Hall, 2006).
    ISBN-10: 0131258982 / ISBN-13: 9780131258983

Semester 1: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semester 2: Required

  • Prentice Hall Earth Science Lab Manual, Student ed. Edward J. Tarbuck and Frederick Lutgens (Prentice Hall, 2006).
    ISBN-10: 0131258982 / ISBN-13: 9780131258983

Semester 2: Optional

  • This course includes the option of either hands-on or dry lab activities. Dry labs require no additional lab materials. Hands-on labs require specified materials. For a list of hands-on lab materials, go to http://support.apexlearning.com/materials.
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Course Materials

Semester 1: Required

  • The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. (Knopf Doubleday, 1997).
    ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565 / $20.00
    This book is also required for 11th grade English and is included in the general studies book set.

Other editions acceptable.

  • Into the Wild. Jon Krakauer. (Scribner, 1995).
    ISBN-10: 0385486804 / ISBN-13: 9780385486804 / $18.75

Other editions acceptable.

Semester 2: Required

  • A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry. (Vintage, 2004).
    ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 9780679755333 / $10.00
    This book is also required for 11th grade English and is included in the general studies book set.

Other editions acceptable.

  • The Way to Rainy Mountain. N. Scott Momaday.
    (University of New Mexico Press, 1969).
    ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 9780826304360 / $21.25
    This book is also required for 11th grade English and is included in the general studies book set.

Other editions acceptable.

  • The Grapes of Wrath. John Steinbeck. (Penguin Classics, 2006).
    ISBN-10: 0143039431 / ISBN-13: 9780143039433 / $22.00

Other editions acceptable.

  • The Things They Carried. Tim O’Brien. (Mariner Books, 2009).
    ISBN-10: 0618706410 / ISBN-13: 9780618706419 / $20.00

Other editions acceptable

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Course Materials

 

Semester 1: Required

  • The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. (Knopf Doubleday, 1997).
    ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565 / $20.00
    This book is also required for 11th grade English and is included in the general studies book set.

Other editions acceptable.

  • Into the Wild. Jon Krakauer. (Scribner, 1995).
    ISBN-10: 0385486804 / ISBN-13: 9780385486804 / $18.75

Other editions acceptable.

 

 

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Course Materials

 

Semester 2: Required

  • A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry. (Vintage, 2004).
    ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 9780679755333 / $10.00
    This book is also required for 11th grade English and is included in the general studies book set.

Other editions acceptable.

  • The Way to Rainy Mountain. N. Scott Momaday.
    (University of New Mexico Press, 1969).
    ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 9780826304360 / $21.25
    This book is also required for 11th grade English and is included in the general studies book set.

Other editions acceptable.

  • The Grapes of Wrath. John Steinbeck. (Penguin Classics, 2006).
    ISBN-10: 0143039431 / ISBN-13: 9780143039433 / $22.00

Other editions acceptable.

  • The Things They Carried. Tim O’Brien. (Mariner Books, 2009).
    ISBN-10: 0618706410 / ISBN-13: 9780618706419 / $20.00

Other editions acceptable

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