Sports Literature

One Term            Grades 10, 11, 12          Elective

Sports Literature is a course that will examine the unique relationship between sports and society through literature by contemporary authors, columnists, and other media pieces. Reading in the course is selected to be high-interest and thought provoking. Selections may include – but are not limited to – Something for Joey, Shoeless Joe, Athlete Biographies, The Most Inspiring Sports Stories, Hoosiers, and Miracle. Writing in this course will include descriptive, personal reaction, and critical topics. Through the examination of literature and writing, students will have a greater awareness of the relationship between sports and contemporary society.