English 11 A

ENGLISH 11A

  • Merrillville High School

    Course Scope & Sequence

     

     

    Department:

    Special Education

     English 11 A

    Instructor:

    Mrs. Grigutis

    Grade Break down:

    Test/Quizzes: 40%

    Notebook/Writing: 32%

    Classwork: 20%

    Required Reading: 8%

    Email:

    jgrigutis@mvsc.k12.in.us

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Course Expectations, Goals & Routines

     Students are expected to arrive in class on time, with appropriate materials and be prepared to learn.

     

    Class Rules:

    1. Raise your hand

    2. Mind you manners

    3. Show RESPECT

    4. Come prepared

    5. BE ON TIME

     

    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 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 their readings of reading, 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

    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