English Courses at Museum School 

At the NYC Museum School, students take a 4-year sequence in English Language Arts. 


The theme for 9th grade English is, “Who am I?” Students read The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds, Things Fall Apart, Romeo & Juliet, Annie John, Great Expectations, and more.


The theme for 10th grade English is, “The Individual’s Place in Society.” Students read The Catcher in the Rye, Medea, Death of a Salesman, The Metamorphosis, The Stranger, Miguel Street, and more.


The theme for 11th grade English is “American Literature.” Among many samples of American literature of many genres, students read The Great Gatsby, Their Eyes Were Watching God, The Scarlet Letter, and more.


The theme for 12th grade English is “World Literature.” Students read Wuthering Heights, Macbeth, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Beloved, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, and more.