• Merrillville High School
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    Course Expectations, Goals & Routines

    Students should
    • bring appropriate class materials to class each day (book, notebook, pen/pencil)
    • arrive to class on time everyday.
    • turn in assignments on time.  Late work will not be accepted.
    • stay awake during class at all times.
    • not eat during class.
    • not use electronic devices during class, such as cell phones, iPods, headphones, etc.
    • be respectful of the teacher by not talking out of turn or working on assignments for other classes during English.
    • be respectful of peers by listening quietly to others, keeping hands to oneself, and not touching each other's belongings.
    • be respectful of the classroom by being neat.  Don't leave garbage on the floor or destroy any areas of the classroom.
    • be responsible by asking for work when absent, on a field trip, or suspended.  Students can email me or call the classroom.

    Grading - Class are weighted as follows

    • Daily Assignments - 20%
    • Tests/Quizzes - 40%
    • Writing - 40%
     
     
    Course Description

    ENGLISH 11 A & B                                                                                     

    English 11, an integrated English course based on Indiana’s Academic Standards for English/Language Arts in Grade 11, is a skills-based study of American literature produced from the early Colonial period through the present day.  Students in this course will be exposed to a variety of genres, including the short story, poetry, drama, folk tales, and non-fiction pieces. Works by members of various cultural and ethnic minorities, including Native Americans and African-Americans, are included in the syllabus to provide a comprehensive study of the American experience through literature.  Written and oral exercises require students to analyze and explain how culture and literature are interconnected and distinctly American. Students write and deliver grade-appropriate multimedia presentations and access, analyze, and evaluate online information.

    ·         Recommended Grade Level:   11

    ·         Recommended Prerequisites: English 9 and English 10 or  teacher recommendation 

    ·         Credits: 2 trimester course for 2 credits

    ·         Fulfills an English/Language Arts requirement for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas

    ·         A Career Academic Sequence or Flex Credit course

     
     
    Week
    Standards
    Instructional Content
    Activities, Readings, Labs, Interactive Notes, Assignments, etc.
    Assessments
    Other
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    Week
    Standards
    Instructional Content
    Activities, Readings, Labs, Interactive Notes, Assignments, etc.
    Assessments
    Other
    1
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    The Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
    Unit 1 Introduction: Encounters and Foundations to 1800
    Quizzes
    Skills: Identifying key facts and details
    2
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    The Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
    Native American Stories,
    Anne Bradstreet poetry, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," "Olaudah Equiano," and "Speech at the Virginia Convention"
    Quizzes and Notebook Check
    Skills: Understanding cultural characteristics, archetypes, figurative language, text structure, and author's purpose, persuassion
    3

    11.1

    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    The Colonial and Revolutionary Periods; Drama
    The Crucible
    Quizzes,
    Skills: Irony, characterization, cause and effect, making inferences, theme, motivation, and interpreting a text
    4
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Drama
    The Crucible
    Quizzes
    Skills: Irony, characterization, cause and effect, making inferences, theme, movtivation, and interpreting a text
    5
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.4
    11.5
    11.6
    Literary Analysis
    Prewriting, drafting, revision, and publishing
    Essay, Notebook Check
    Skills: The writing process, grammar, puncuation, and mechanics
    6
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Romanticism
    Literary Period Introduction: American Romanticism, "The Devil and Tom Walker," "Self-Reliance," and "Resistence to Civil Government"
    Quizzes
    Skills: Identifying key facts and details, mood, setting, figures of speech, paradox
    7
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Romanticism
    "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment," "The Pit and the Pendulum," and "The Raven"
    Quizzes
    Skills: Allegory, symbolism, retelling, poetic devices, identifying details
    8
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Romanticism
    Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson Poetry
    Quizzes and Notebook Check
    Skills: Poetic devices, identifying details
    9
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Novel
    The Catcher in the Rye
    Quizzes
    Skills: Point-of-view, flashback, characterization, symbolism, theme, interpreting a text
    10
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Novel
    The Catcher in the Rye
    Quizzes
    Skills: Point-of-view, flashback, characterization, symbolism, theme, interpreting a text
    11
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Novel
    The Catcher in the Rye
    Quizzes and Notebook Check
    Skills: Point-of-view, flashback, characterization, symbolism, theme, interpreting a text
    12
    11.4
    11.5
    11.6
    Reflective Essay
    Timed Essay
    Essay
    Timed Writing
    Week
    Standards
    Instructional Content
    Activities, Readings, Labs, Interactive Notes, Assignments, etc.
    Assessments
    Other
    1
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    The Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
    Unit 1 Introduction: Encounters and Foundations to 1800
    Quizzes
    Skills: Identifying key facts and details
    2
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    The Colonial and Revolutionary Periods
    Native American Stories,
    Anne Bradstreet poetry, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," "Olaudah Equiano," and "Speech at the Virginia Convention"
    Quizzes and Notebook Check
    Skills: Understanding cultural characteristics, archetypes, figurative language, text structure, and author's purpose, persuassion
    3

    11.1

    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    The Colonial and Revolutionary Periods; Drama
    The Crucible
    Quizzes,
    Skills: Irony, characterization, cause and effect, making inferences, theme, motivation, and interpreting a text
    4
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Drama
    The Crucible
    Quizzes
    Skills: Irony, characterization, cause and effect, making inferences, theme, movtivation, and interpreting a text
    5
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.4
    11.5
    11.6
    Literary Analysis
    Prewriting, drafting, revision, and publishing
    Essay, Notebook Check
    Skills: The writing process, grammar, puncuation, and mechanics
    6
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Romanticism
    Literary Period Introduction: American Romanticism, "The Devil and Tom Walker," "Self-Reliance," and "Resistence to Civil Government"
    Quizzes
    Skills: Identifying key facts and details, mood, setting, figures of speech, paradox
    7
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Romanticism
    "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment," "The Pit and the Pendulum," and "The Raven"
    Quizzes
    Skills: Allegory, symbolism, retelling, poetic devices, identifying details
    8
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Romanticism
    Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson Poetry
    Quizzes and Notebook Check
    Skills: Poetic devices, identifying details
    9
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Novel
    The Catcher in the Rye
    Quizzes
    Skills: Point-of-view, flashback, characterization, symbolism, theme, interpreting a text
    10
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Novel
    The Catcher in the Rye
    Quizzes
    Skills: Point-of-view, flashback, characterization, symbolism, theme, interpreting a text
    11
    11.1
    11.2
    11.3
    11.6
    Novel
    The Catcher in the Rye
    Quizzes and Notebook Check
    Skills: Point-of-view, flashback, characterization, symbolism, theme, interpreting a text
    12
    11.4
    11.5
    11.6
    Reflective Essay
    Timed Essay
    Essay
    Timed Writing
     
     
     
     
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