January/February: To Kill a Mockingbird
Mockingbird

Unit Essential Questions: 
1. How does the skill of making inferences help us to better understand others? 
2. What is empathy?
3. Is it important to help others even at the expense of yourself?
4. What techniques do authors use to make a character more relatable? 

"Thank You, Ma'am" by Langston Hughes PDF: http://photos.state.gov/libraries/hochiminh/646441/vantt/Thank%20You_%20Ma_am.pdf

The Happy Prince, by Oscar Wilde 
PDF: http://pinkmonkey.com/dl/library1/happy.pdf

"Those Winter Sundays", by Robert Hayden 
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/resources/learning/core-poems/detail/46461