Grade 9-12 ELA resources

The resources on this page are for use while classes are canceled due to COVID-19.

Our English Language Arts Department is recommending students in English 9H, English 9, or English 9 ENL do the following:


Reading Resources

Students should feel free to read anything that interests them - this can include novels, non-fiction texts, newspaper articles - you name it!  For those without books at home, Please see the resource below where you can find texts to read:

OverDrive (Students have access to check out eBooks and audiobooks with their school ID.)


Writing Resources

Students should feel free to write in any way they wish about the text they are reading.  A suggested journal activity can be found on the Albany High School Summer Reading website.

Our English Language Arts Department is recommending students in English 10H, English 10, English 10 ENL or World Experience H or World Experience H do the following:


Reading Resources

Students should feel free to read anything that interests them - this can include novels, non-fiction texts, newspaper articles - you name it!  For those without books at home, Please see the resource below where you can find texts to read:

OverDrive (Students have access to check out eBooks and audiobooks with their school ID.)


Writing Resources

Students should feel free to write in any way they wish about the text they are reading.  A suggested journal activity can be found on the Albany High School Summer Reading website.

Our English Language Arts Department is recommending students in English 11H, English 11 ENL, English 11, American Experience H, English 12 Prep, and English 12 Prep ENL do the following:

  • 30 minutes a day of reading
  • 15-30 minutes a day of writing
  • Three hours of Regents Exam preparation weekly

Reading Resources

Students should feel free to read anything that interests them - this can include novels, non-fiction texts, newspaper articles - you name it!  For those without books at home, Please see the resource below where you can find texts to read:

OverDrive (Students have access to check out eBooks and audiobooks with their school ID.)


Writing Resources

Students should feel free to write in any way they wish about the text they are reading.  A suggested journal activity can be found on the Albany High School Summer Reading website.


Regents Preparation

Below are sample exams, as well as the answers to the multiple-choice questions, the rubrics, and sample responses below. It is recommended that students use the rubrics and sample responses to improve their initial responses.

June 2019

January 2019

August 2018

June 2018

We are recommending that students in AP Language or IB Language and Literature I do the following::

  • One unit a week on AP Classroom
  • 30 minutes a day of reading
  • 30 minutes a day of writing

Reading Resources

Students should feel free to read anything that interests them - this can include novels, non-fiction texts, newspaper articles - you name it!  For those without books at home, Please see the resource below where you can find texts to read:

OverDrive (Students have access to check out eBooks and audiobooks with their school ID.)


Writing Resources

Students should feel free to write in any way they wish about the text they are reading.  A suggested journal activity can be found on the Albany High School Summer Reading website.


Exam Preparation and Resources

Our English Language Arts Department is recommending students in Grade 12 Electives do the following:


Reading Resources

Students should feel free to read anything that interests them - this can include novels, non-fiction texts, newspaper articles - you name it!  For those without books at home, Please see the resource below where you can find texts to read:

OverDrive (Students have access to check out eBooks and audiobooks with their school ID.)


Writing Resources

Students should feel free to write in any way they wish about the text they are reading.  A suggested journal activity can be found on the Albany High School Summer Reading website.

We are recommending that students in AP Language or IB Language and Literature I do the following:

  • One unit a week on AP Classroom
  • 30 minutes a day of reading
  • 30 minutes a day of writing

Reading Resources

Students should feel free to read anything that interests them - this can include novels, non-fiction texts, newspaper articles - you name it!  For those without books at home, Please see the resource below where you can find texts to read:

OverDrive (Students have access to check out eBooks and audiobooks with their school ID.)


Writing Resources

Students should feel free to write in any way they wish about the text they are reading.  A suggested journal activity can be found on the Albany High School Summer Reading website.