Grade 9 Literacy

The Grade 9 Literacy library provides access to classic literature, real-world informational texts, text-dependent questions, images, interactivities, and videos that will keep students on track to achieve the Common Core State Standards. The selection of activities for each topic can be customized to ensure rigor and balance for all types of learners.

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Go to World History Article: Spies!

World History Article: Spies!

Read this informational text from Cobblestone magazine to understand how the Soviet Union used spies during and after World War II and changed history forever.

Go to Opinion Pieces Text-Dependent Questions: Has Title IX Changed Women's Lives?

Opinion Pieces Text-Dependent Questions: Has Title IX Changed Women's Lives?

Use these text-dependent questions to guide students through a close reading of the informational text, "Has Title IX Changed Women's Lives?" And, teachers, we also have answers to these questions just for you.

Go to Biology Image: Solar Flares in Navigating Magnetically

Biology Image: Solar Flares in Navigating Magnetically

Use this image of a solar flare to help students develop the academic vocabulary term solar flares from the informational text "Navigating Magnetically."

Go to Science Fiction and Fantasy Video: Animal Farm

Science Fiction and Fantasy Video: Animal Farm

Use these witty, 60 second videos that provide an introduction, overview, historical context, and information about various literary elements to support students' reading of "Animal Farm."