Welcome! This year will be a busy one! I am sure you will also find it to be an enjoyable one as well. Throughout the year, we will explore many interesting works such as William Golding's Lord of the Flies and William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. We will also explore many engaging short stories, such as "The Cask of Amontillado," "The Most Dangerous Game," "The Gift of the Magi," and much more. During our study, you will practice many strategies for reading, writing, and communicating well.For a snapshot of the course, see Ziemba English 9 Syllabus.I am here to help you succeed. You, however, must practice the important skills needed to be successful: attending school on a regular basis, arriving to class on time and prepared (homework, materials, etc., be on task, do your best, and display a CAN DO attitude.