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CARLSTADT-EAST RUTHERFORD REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICTCONTENT: ENGLISH DEPARTMENTCONTEMPORARY LITERATUREHenry P. Becton Regional High SchoolRevised July 2018Page 1 of 19Contemporary Literature Curriculum GuidePacing Guide:Contemporary Literature is ahalf-year elective course thatmeets on a rotating basis forthree (3) 55-minute blocks andone (1) 40-minute block forevery five (5) day cycle.Choose at least 4 of the following to be completed by the end of the year. Each text should be completed in 2-6weeks, depending upon the difficulty and length. Students should be reading during the entire half year course. The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini(2-6 weeks-assessment) Life of Pi, Yann Martel(2-6 weeks-assessment) The Road, Cormac McCarthy(2-6 weeks-assessment) The Help, Kathryn Stockett(2-6 weeks-assessment) Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky(2-6 weeks-assessment) The World According to Garp, John Irving(2-6 weeks-assessment) In the Lake of the Woods, by Tim O' Brien(2-6 week...