English 11B


  • Merrillville High School

    Course Scope & Sequence




    Special Education

     English 11 B


    Mrs. Grigutis













    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


      Weeks 1-2 Weeks 3-4 Weeks 5-6 Weeks 7-8 Week 9-10 Weeks 11-12
    Essential Questions Why does American literature   Does the  How does the  What causes a  How is the
      move away from Romantacism   American  Harlem  characher to              theme
      and toward Realism?   Dream still Renaissance make moral and    accurately 
          exist? create a new ethical  conveyed to the
            direction for decisions, as reader
            African American George does? in the
            Literature?   form of a play?
      How do authors create meaning in literary and informational texts?    
      How can we use techniques and strategies effectively in written communication?    
      How can we convey our ideas in standard English with varied and complex vocabulary?    
    Content  Realism Regionalism Modernism Harlem  Of Mice and  A Streetcar
    in terms of essential       Renaissance Men Named Desire
    concepts and topics            
        Write a Narrative   Research Paper     
        Bad decision paper   current topic    
            Ex: Distracted Driving    
    Standards/Targets 11-12.RL.1 11-12.RL.1 11-12.RL.1 11-12.RL.1 11-12.RL.1 11-12.RL.1
    i.e., processes and 11-12.RL.2.1 11-12.RL.3.2 11-12.RL.2.1 11-12.RL.4.1 11-12.RL.2.1, 2.2,2.3 11-12.RL.2.3, 2.4
    skills emphasized 11-12.RL.3.2 11-12.RL.4.2 11-12.RL2.2 11-12.RN.1 11-12.RL.3.1, 3.2 11-12.RL.3.1, 3.2
    Indiana Academic 11-12.RL.4.1 11-12.RV.1 11-12.RL.2.3 11-12.RN.2.3 11-12.RL.4.1, 4.2 11-12.RL.4.1, 4.2
    Standards 11-12.RL.4.2 11-12.W.1 11-12.RL.3.1 11-12.W.1 11-12.RV.1 11-12.RV.1
      11-12.RV.1 11-12.W.3.3 11-12.RL.3.2 11-12.W.3.1 11-12.RV.2.1, 2.2 11-12.RV.2.1, 2.2, 
        11-12.W.4 11-12.RV.1 11-12.W.4 11-12.RV.3.1 2.3, 2.4, 2.5
        11-12.W.6.1 11-12.RV.3.1 11-12.W.5 11-12.SL2.1 11-12.RV.3.1, 3.3
        11-12.W.6.2   11-12.W.6.1, 6.2 11-12.SL.2.5 11-12.SL.2.1
    Products/Assessments         Persuasive Literary
    It is assumed that Graphic organizers for core skills       Essay (Does Analysis
    teachers will assess  Multiple-choice questions and open-ended response question assessments       George make the Essay
    students with traditional Language-in-use worksheets and assessment       right decision when  
    tests.         he kills Lenny?) Personal 
              journal MJB:dms:vc
    Key Vocabulary Key Vocabulary Key Vocabulary Key Vocabulary Key Vocabulary Key Vocabulary Key Vocabulary
      Point of View imagery, hperbole inferences, setting compare/contrast characterization dramatic 
      Fact v. opinion symbolism mood, rhythm poem & essay point of view conventions
      motivation flashback characterization   symbolism, theme symbolism
      cause and effect irony, dialect autobiography   flashback theme