Honors English 11: 2012-2013 | Cindy Hanson

Month

Standards

Indicators

Assessment

August-September

(1st Term-through the end of October)

 

 

1)      Literature: The Crucible, The Scarlet Letter, 1984

2)      Selected poetry and short stories

3)      Non-fiction/Informational text

4)      1st Semester ACT vocabulary words

5)      Literary and Poetic Vocabulary: AP prep

6)      Essay Writing: Structure and style

7)      Editing/proofreading skills

1)      Teacher and peer generated discussions on literature and literary analysis

2)      Literary term and poetic device application to different texts

3)      Writing workshops

a.       Organization

b.      Analysis/commentary

c.       Evidence

d.      Argument

e.      Understanding prompts

4)      Note-taking skills

a.       Annotation

b.      Class discussion/lecture

c.       Brainstorming

5)      Year-long ACT prep (vocabulary and grammar)

1)      In-class essays: AP prep

2)      Editing/composing practice

3)      Multiple-choice reading quizzes on all literature

4)      Tests/quizzes on style elements, literary terms, and poetic devices

5)      Variety of daily assignments on literature, style, grammar, poetry, etc.

6)      ACT vocabulary tests

October

 

 

 

Continuation of skills listed above for the 1st term (end of October)

Continuation of skills listed above for the 1st term (end of October)

Continuation of skills listed above for the 1st term (end of October)

November

(2nd Term-through the middle of January)

 

 

1)    Literature: The Great Gatsby

2)      Selected poetry and short stories

3)      Non-fiction/Informational text

4)      1st Semester ACT vocabulary words

5)      Literary and Poetic Vocabulary: AP prep

6)      Essay Writing: Structure and style

7)      Editing/proofreading skills

8)      Close reading skills

9)      Research writing: Argument

 

 

1)   Teacher and peer generated              discussions on literature and literary analysis

2)   Literary term and poetic device application to different texts

3)    Peer response/Editing

        a. Proofreading

        b. Revising

        c. Editing

4) Note-taking skills

     a. Annotation

     b. Class discussions/lecture

     c. Brainstorming

5) Year-long ACT prep (Vocabulary and grammar

6) Research skills

     a. Researching

     b. APA format

     c. Toulmin model of argument

7)  Writing workshops

 

1)   In-class essays: AP prep

2)   Editing/composing practice

3)   Multiple choice reading

       quizzes on all literature

4)  4)    Tests/quizzes on style    elements, literary terms, and poetic devices

5)   Variety of daily assignments on literature, style, grammar, poetry, etc.

6)   ACT vocabulary tests

7)   Argument-based research paper in proper APA format

December

 

 

 

Continuation of skills listed above for the 2nd term (middle of January)

Continuation of skills listed above for the 2nd term (middle of January)

Continuation of skills listed above for the 2nd term (middle of January)

January

(3rd Term-middle of January through the end of March)

 

 

 

1)      Literature: The Catcher in the Rye, Death of a Salesman

2)      Selected poetry and short stories

3)      Non-fiction/Informational text

4)      2nd Semester ACT vocabulary words

5)      Literary and Poetic Vocabulary: AP prep

6)      Essay Writing: Structure and style

7)      Editing/proofreading skills

8)      Close reading skills

9)      Literary Criticism

1)   Teacher and peer generated discussions on literature and literary analysis

2)   Literary term and poetic device applications to different texts

3)   Writing Workshops

       a. Sentence composing

       b. Style

       c. Organization

       d. Avoiding wordiness

4)   Peer response/Editing

       a. Proofreading

       b. Revising

       c. Editing

5)    Note-taking skills

       a. Annotation

       b. Class discussion/lecture

       c. Brainstorming

6)   Year-long ACT prep (Vocabulary and grammar)

1)    In-class essays: AP prep

2)   Editing/composing practice

3)   Multiple choice reading

       quizzes on all literature

4)   4)    Tests/quizzes on style    elements, literary terms, and poetic devices

5)   Variety of daily assignments on literature, style, grammar, poetry, etc.

6)   ACT vocabulary tests

 

February

 

 

 

Continuation of skills listed above for the 3rd term (through the end of March)

Continuation of skills listed above for the 3rd term (through the end of March)

Continuation of skills listed above for the 3rd term (through the end of March)

March

 

 

 

Continuation of skills listed above for the 3rd term (through the end of March)

Continuation of skills listed above for the 3rd term (through the end of March)

Continuation of skills listed above for the 3rd term (through the end of March)

April

(4th Term-through the first week of June)

 

 

1)      Literature: The Kite Runner, Othello

2)      Selected poetry and short stories

3)      Non-fiction/Informational text

4)      2nd Semester ACT vocabulary words

5)      Literary and Poetic Vocabulary: AP prep

6)      Essay Writing: Structure and style

7)      Editing/proofreading skills

8)      Close reading skills

9)      Literary Criticism

1)   Teacher peer generated discussions on literature and literary analysis

2)  Literary term and poetic device applications to different texts

3)   Writing Workshops

       a. Sentence composing

       b. Style

       c. Organization

       d. Avoiding wordiness

4)   Peer response/Editing

       a. Proofreading

       b. Revising

       c. Editing

5)    Note-taking skills

       a. Annotation

       b. Class discussion/lecture

       c. Brainstorming

6)   Year-long ACT prep (Vocabulary and grammar

1)   In-class essays: AP prep

2)   Editing/composing practice

3)   Multiple choice reading

       quizzes on all literature

4)   4)    Tests/quizzes on style    elements, literary terms, and poetic devices

5)   Variety of daily assignments on literature, style, grammar, poetry, etc.

6)   ACT vocabulary tests

 

May-June

 

 

 

Continuation of the skills listed above for 4th term (through the first week of June)

Continuation of the skills listed above for 4th term (through the first week of June)

Continuation of the skills listed above for 4th term (through the first week of June)