The Honors World Literature 9 (year-long) course is aligned to College and Career Ready Standards and designed for the student who is capable of comprehending texts of significant depth and breadth of content. This course not only provides an in-depth study of complex texts including fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry, but also requires superior performance on consistently challenging writing tasks. Writing will include reports, essays, and critical and creative responses to text. Students will engage in extensive research, creative projects and group presentations. Students will also be required to do extensive reading and writing outside of class as well as in the classroom.