Learners will explore and analyze several of the very real challenges that affect teens and adults on a daily basis. With compassion and genuine intent to understand, they will look into the lives of those who live with a disability and study the realities of racial inequality. They will consider the impact of war and explore what it means to be an everyday hero. Learners will read, view, and listen to multiple forms of literature, and then critically analyze and share their opinions of what they've learned. They will also compose and create essays, poetry, multimedia and fiction.
Units of Study
- The Mysteries of Life
- The Challenges of Life
DLC Supplied Resources
'Novel: Megiddo’s Shadow, Arthur Slade'"
access to audio recording equipment (a SMART phone will be sufficient) science fiction or fantasy novel of your choosing
Suggested Career Pathways
- Caption Editor
- Television Script Writer
- Magazine, Newspaper, Film or Book Editor
- Literary, Fiction, Multimedia or Technical Writer
- Sign Language Interpreter
- Opera Lyricist