Grade 12 Applied Book List (Novels)

Grade Twelve Applied / College Level students…

Are normally reading below grade level.  Texts for them should be high interest and cover a wide range of themes and genres.  Students can often read above their reading level when presented with familiar material.  These students should work with comfortable material that allows them to explore complex thematic issues while reinforcing key literacy skills.

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Grade 12 Book List (Graphic Novels)

Graphic Novels…

have a place in the English Classroom.  When focusing on key literacy skills it doesn’t matter what sort of text students engage with.  Few teachers refuse to teach short stories because they’re “not real books” and yet that stigma exists when it comes to graphic novels.

While graphic novels can help struggling readers, by offering visual cues to help decode the text, they are also excellent texts to engage the most avid of readers.

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