Mrs. Crawford

English 11 Honors

Marking Period 1
Topics: CREED/BELIEFS
Essential Questions:
What is the American Dream? How is it restricted and/or redefined by one’s creeds and religious beliefs?

 

SECTION

8/20 (T)

8/21 (W)

8/22 (TH)

8/23 (F)

Honors 11

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2

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4

 

*All ESSAYS should be submitted to Turnitin.com and labeled “Last name. Assignment Title"

*Note F (formative—able to be revised or redone within 7 days of return)

S (summative—may be rewritten for a NEW score within 7 days of return if students follow Rewrite Instructions)

*Late homework will be accepted up to 24 hours after the deadline; after this point it will be worth 50% of the original total.

 

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Welcome!

What is YOUR dream? How will you pursue it? What will your obstacles be?

Introduce Personal Dream Essay/In-Class SR

Learning Type Quiz

Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory

 1. Read The Me,Me,Me Generation and Every Generation is the Me Generation

2. Identify the claim of each article. Highlight and analyze what you find to be the most provocative excerpt from each article to discuss in class.

3. Bring in one line from a song (with appropriate language) that you think defines your generation and be prepared to discuss it.

 

 

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ice-breaker

Generation C Discussion

Who are you as a generation?

vote on "representative line"

 

English 11 Honors Policy

 

Major Assignments:

1.SR Assignments turned in first day

2. Personal Dream Essay (8/24)

2. In-Class SR  (8/28-31)

2. Scarlet Letter Graded Discussion 9/20)In-Class Essay (9/23)

3. Song of Myself Poem 10/21

Summer Reading

3

 

 

Play American Dream

NYTimes American Dream

Show American Dream Powerpoint

 Summer Reading

4

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

 

 

 

SECTION

8/26 (M)

8/27 (T)

8/28 (W)

8/29 (TH)

 8/30 (F)

Honors 11

1

2

3

4

   5

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Summer Reading

 Summer Reading

2

Sample Chapter Teaching

 

 

 

 

Read: The American Nightmare (Psychology Today)

1.      Identify the claim of the article. Highlight and analyze what you believe is the most provocative excerpt from the article to discuss in class.

3

Discuss American Nightmare

Summer Reading

4

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

5 Summer Reading Write an essay @800 words:  describe, in detail, your own personal dream in terms of career, family, community service, lifestyle; tell how this dream was created;  indicate the obstacles you may face in achieving this dream.

 

 

 

SECTION

9/3 (T)

9/4 (W)

9/5 (TH)

 9/6 (F)

Honors 11

1

2

3

   4

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Personal Dream Essays Due F

 

SR presentations

REVISE "Dream" essay and submit to Turnitin.com

REVIEW Portfolio Assignment Requirements

2

SR presentations

Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 1)

 

3

SL Discussion

GO OVER SL ESSAY QUESTIONS

Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 2)

 

 

4

SAT Verbal/Writing Practice  F

We will discuss answers and the process of reading analysis in class after the first of these practice sets.

 

Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 3)

 

 

 

 

SECTION

9/9 (M)

9/10 (T)

9/11 (W)

9/12 (TH)

 9/13 (F)

Honors 11

1

2

3

4

   5

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

 PSAT review

Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 4)

 

Sample SLGRaphicMODEL.pdf

 

Use  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes  (5 Graphic Organizers will be collected--choose 5/10 and submit a print copy the day they are due). 50 pts

 

Online SL

Site forLiterary Devices in The Scarlet Letter

Site explaining ALL Literary Devices

Themes: Pub vs. Priv Guilt
Inevitable Past
Pearl as Icon
Fortunate Fall
Chill/Dimme (Pride)
Marginalized by "sin"

2

SL Discussion

Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 5)

 

Use graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

3

SAT Verbal/Writing Practice F

 

Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 6)

 

Use  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

4

SL Discussion

SL ESSAY QUESTIONS

SAMPLE SL Essay Outline

Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 7)

 

Use  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

5

SL Discussion

Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 8)

 

Use  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

 

 

 

 

SECTION

9/17 (T)

9/18 (W)

9/19 (TH)

 9/20(F)

Honors 11

1

2

3

   4

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

SL Discussion

SL ESSAY QUESTIONS

SAMPLE SL Essay Outline



Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 9)

 

Use  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

2

SL Discussion

Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 10)

 Use  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

 

3

SAT Verbal/Writing Practice F



Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 11)

 

Use  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

4

Media Center for work on portfolio simplebooklet.com

Portfolio Assignment Requirements

Read Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 12)

 

Use  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

 

Prepare Outlines for in-class essay test and prepare for Harkness Rubric and Questions

 

 

SECTION

9/23(M)

9/24 (T)

9/25 (W)

 9/26 (TH)

 9/27 (F)

Honors 11

1

2

3

   4

  5

 

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

 

Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 13)

  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

2

 

Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 14)

  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

3

Yom Kippur

Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 15)

4

 

5

 

Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 16-17)

  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

 

 

 

SECTION

9/30 (M)

10/1 (T)

10/2 (W)

 10/3 (TH)

 10/4 (F)

Honors 11

1

2

3

   4

 

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

 

Workshop on quote integration

Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 18)

 

  graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes

2

 

Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 19)

3

PSAT Verbal  F

Scarlet Letter (Read Chapter 20)

4

Harkness (Graded Discussion) See Rubric and Questions S

 

5

Harkness (Graded Discussion) See Rubric and Questions S



 

 

SECTION

10/7 (M)

10/8 (T)

10/9 (W)

 10/10(TH)

  10/11 (F)

Honors 11

1

2

3

   4

    5

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Scarlet Letter In-Class Essay S

submit to turnitin.com

ID for turnitin:

2nd period 5574140
3rd Period 5574147
5th period 5574150
6th period 5574156

password: enroll

Watch this 2-minute video on Satire;

Be ready for quiz:  What is satire? How does Survivor function as a satire?

 

2

Satires in class

 

3

PSAT

 

4

Satires in class

 

5

Vocab E-Book Registration (media center)

Vocab site

 

 

PSAT online prep


 

 

 

SECTION

10/14 (M)

10/15 (T)

10/16 (W)

 10/17(TH)

  10/18 (F)

Honors 11

1

2

3

   4

    5

 

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Survivor Harkness S

 

2

Survivor Harkness S (45 pts)

Review vocab lessons 1 and 2 at vocab site

3

PSAT

 

4

Survivor Paragraphs in class

Paragraph Directions/Requirements

 

Targets of Satire List/Quotes

 

 

 

5

Survivor Paragraphs in class (due by Weds to turnitin.com) S

Paragraph Directions/Requirements

 

Targets of Satire List/Quotes

 

 

Read Whitman’s Song of Myself

Use graphic organizer  to identify 4 most important quotes of your 3 assigned parts of the poem (for literary devices--look for symbolism, anaphora, repetition, parallel structure)

 

 

Review vocab lessons 1 and 2 at vocab site

 

SECTION

10/21 (M)

10/22 (T)

10/23 (W)

 10/24(TH)

  10/25 (F)

Honors 11

1

2

3

   4

    5

 

 

LESSON

IN CLASS

HOMEWORK

1

Introduce Song of Myself Assignment

 

Work on Song of Myself Poems in class

Review vocab lessons 1 and 2 at vocab site

2

Class presentations of graphic organizers/assigned parts of poem (10 pts)

 

Review vocab lessons 1 and 2 at vocab site

3

Writing SAT (formative)



Discuss Huck Finn
Huck Group Project Assignment


Whitman Themes/lit. Techniques

 

 

Review vocab lessons 1 and 2 at vocab site

 

 

4

Vocab Quiz on Unit 1 and 2

OR use 4 vocab words in your Song of Myself poem

 S (20 pts)

Complete Song of Myself Assignment

(bring SL essay, Survivor paragraph, and Song of Myself poem in digital form Friday)

30 pt check point grade--portfolios MUST contain:

1. title page, theme, essential question 2. dream essay 3. SR excerpt 4. SL paragraph 5. Survivor paragraph 6. song of myself poem

 

*if you are absent on Friday, you MUST show me portfolios with required submissions before 10/28 for full credit.

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1. Read Huck  Chapters 1-5 Quiz on Monday

2. Song of Myself Assignment due S (portfolio submission)

3. 30 pt check point grade--portfolios MUST contain:

1. title page, theme, essential question 2. dream essay 3. SR excerpt 4. SL paragraph 5. Survivor paragraph 6. song of myself poem

 Portfolio Work simplebooklet.com

Portfolio Assignment Requirements