English 12A

ENGLISH 12 A

  • Merrillville High School

    Course Scope & Sequence

     

    Course Expectations, Goals & Routines

    Student Expectations

    1.      Treat all others with respect at all times

    2.      Behave appropriately inside and outside the classroom

    3.      Always come prepared to class (Book, pencil, binder)

    4.      Use class time wisely

    5.      Complete work on time

    6.      Study for tests

     

     

        Teacher Expectations

    1.      Give you an opportunity to succeed in the classroom

    2.      Keep you aware of your progress

    3.      Treat all students fairly

    4.      Maintain a positive learning environment

    5.      Give a variety of assignments

    6.   Help you inside and outside the classroom

     

     

          Class Rules

    1.    Come on time and prepared (with book, writing utensil, assignment)

    2.      Do not talk when I am speaking, or when other students are presenting to the class

    3.      No food or drinks; I will allow water

    4.      No sleeping, no eyes closed, no head on the desk

    5.      Cell Phones will be taken if you have them out

     

    Course Description

    ENGLISH 12 A & B                                     

    English 12, an integrated English course based on Indiana’s Academic Standards for English/Language Arts for Grade 12, is a study of language, literature, composition, and oral communication focusing on an exploration of point of view or perspective across a wide variety of genres.  Instruction includes a research project to develop and refine writing skills introduced in grades 9-11.  Students also build reading comprehension skills with a non-fiction selection, Night, by Elie Weisel.

    • Recommended Grade Level: 12
    • Recommended Prerequisites: English 9, English 10, and English 11 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

    12.5.1

    12.5.3

    12.5.6

    12.6.1

    12.6.2

    12.6.3

    12.6.4

     W.9.10.7

    W.9.10.10

    L.9.10.2

    voice

    style

    organization

    audience

    purpose

    presentation

    Intro to Class

    Diagnostic essay

    Essay

     

    2

    12.3.2

    12.3.3

    12.3.4

    12.3.5

    12.3.7

    12.3.8

    RL.9.10.2

    RL.9.10.5

    RI.9.10.1

    RI.9.10.4

     

     

    Collection 1:Literature of the Ancient Middle East

     p. 6 (World Lit.book=green)

     

    Skills/Key Terms:

    Theme/Main idea

    Irony

    Tone

    Author's Purpose

    Epic hero

    Making inferences

    Symbolism

    Simile

    Characterization

    Compare/Contrast

    Epics

    Gilgamesh p. 21

    New Kingsom Love lyrics (optional) p.46

    Noah and the Flood p.59

    Decalion p. 64

    Tata and Nena p. 65

    Book of Ruth (Optional) p. 67

    Voice of the Wild Goose(Optional)-handout

     

    Interactive notebook

    Supplemental packet

    Grammar

    Etymology

    Vocabulary development

    Test over Collection1

    Supplemental packet

     

    3

    12.3.1

    12.3.2

    12.3.3

    12.3.4

    12.3.5

    12.3.6

    RL.9.10.2

    RL.9.10.5

    RI. 9.10.1

    RI 9.10.4

     

    Collection 2: Literature of Ancient Greece and Rome

    p. 106 (green book)

     

    Heroes, Gods, and Monsters (mythology book=white)

     

    Skills/Key Terms:

    Analogies

    Greek/Latin word meanings

    Word parts

    Myths

    Epics

    Allegory

    Archetype

    Prometheus p.55

    Pandora p.59

    Zeus p. 19

    Hera p. 6

    Athene p. 8

    Posiedon p. 15

    Hades p. 19

    Demeter p. 22

    Persephone p. 22

    Artemis p. 32

    Apollo p. 36

    Sons of Apollo p. 39

    Hermes p. 43

    Hephaestus p. 48

    Aprodite p. 50

    Phaethon p. 63

     

    Supplemental packet

    Grammar

    Etymology

    Vocabulary development

     

     

    Supplemental packet

    Assessments

     

    Groovy Greek videos

    4

    12.3.1

    12.3.2

    12.3.3

    12.3.4

    12.3.5

    12.3.6

    12.3.7

     RL. 9.10.2

    RL.9.10.5

    RI.9.10.1

    RI.9.10.4

    Heroes, Gods, and Monsters (mythologybook=white)

     

    Skills/Key Terms:

    Analogies

    Greek/Latin word meanings

    Word parts

    Myths

    Epics

    Allegory

    Archetype

    Arion p 102

    Midas

    Daedalus p. 191

    Orpheus p. 74

    Narcissus and Echo p. 84

    Eros and Psyche p. 91

     

    Supplemental packet

    Grammar

    Etymology

    Vocabulary development

    Supplemental packet

    Assessments

    Groovy Greek videos

    5

    12.3.1

    12.3.2

    12.3.3

    12.3.4

    12.3.5

    12.3.6

    12.3.7

    RL.9.10.2

    RL.9.10.5

    RI.9.10.1

    RI.9.10.4

     

    Heroes, Gods, and Monsters (mythology book=white)

     

    Skills/Key Terms:

    Analogies

    Greek/Latin word meanings

    Word parts

    Myths

    Epics

    Allegory

    Archetype

     

    Pygmalion p. 197

    Perseus p. 109

    Atalanta p. 172

     

    Supplemental packet

    Grammar

    Etymology

    Vocabulary development

    Supplemental packet

    Assessments

    Groovy Greek videos

    6

    12.3.1

    12.3.2

    12.3.3

    12.3.4

    12.3.5

    12.3.6

    12.3.7

     RL.9.10.2

    RL.9.10.5

    RI.9.10.1

    RI.9.10.4

    Collection 2: Literature of Ancient Greek and Roman p. 106 (green book) 

     

    Skills/Key Terms:

    Plot

    Making predictions

    Paraphrasing

    Interpreting

    Foreshadowing

    Flashback

    Characterization

    Epithet

    Allusion

    Figurative Language

    Imagery

    Idioms

    Conflict

    Metaphor

    Epic conventions

    Theme

    Epic simile

    Verbal irony

    Dramatic irony

    Mood

    Alliteration

    Symolism

    Evaluationg historical context

    Opinion

    Personification

    Cause/Effect

    Analyzing

    Interpreting

     

     

     

    Iliad p. 123

    Supplemental packet

    Grammar

    Etymology

    Vocabulary development

    Icarus Skills review p. 340

    Supplemental packet

    Assessments

    Groovy Greek videos

    7

    12.3.2

    12.3.3

    12.3.4

    12.3.5

    12.3.6

    12.3.7

    12.3.8

    12.3.9

    12.4.1

    12.4.2

    12.4.3

    12.4.4

    12.4.5

    12.4.6

    12.4.9

    12.4.10

    12.4.11

    12.4.12

    12.5.2

    RL.9.10.2

    RL.9.10,5

    RI.9.10.1

    RI.9.10.4

    Collection 2: Literature of Ancient Greek and Roman

    p. 106  (green book)

     

    Skills/Key Terms:

    Conflict

    Internal Conflict

    External Conflict

    Motivation

    Foreshadowing

    Paraphrasing

    Cause/ Effect

    Imagery

    Simile

    Irony

    Suspense

    Epic Conventions

    Epigram

    Epic simile

    Mythology

    Making inferences

    Analyzing

    Interpreting

    Voice

    Audience

    Style

    Organization

    Purpose

    Presentation

    Word Choice

     

     

    Aenied

    Supplemental packet

    Grammar

    Etymology

    Vocabulary development

    *This unit may continue into week 8 if necessary.)

    Supplemental packets

    Assessments

    Essay

    Test over Collection 2

    Movie: Troy (Permisson slip required to view.)

    8

    12.3.2

    12.3.3

    12.3.4

    12.3.5

     RL.9.10.2

    RL.9.10.5

    RI.9.10.4

    RI.9.10.1

    Collection 3: Literature of India, China and Japan p. 350 (green book)

     

    Skills/Key Terms:

    Fable

    Epigram

    Predicting

    Conflict

    Theme

    Plot

    Frame story

    Maxim

    Organizational patterns

    Interpreting

    Main idea

    Tanka

    Tone'

    Analyzing

    Haiku

    Symbolism

    Imagery

    Sound devices

    Personification

    Synthesis

    Metaphor

    The Mice that Set the Elephant Free p. 383

    Analects p. 408

    Tanka p. 440

    Haiku p. 446

    Supplemental packet

    Grammar

    Etymology

    Vocabulary development

    Response to Literature

    Supplemental packets

    Assessments

    Test over Collection 3

     

    9

    12.3.2

    12.3.3

    12.3.4

    12.3.5

    12.3.6

    12.3.7

    12.3.8

    RL.9.10.5

    RL.9.10.2

    RI.9.10.1

    RI.9.10.4

    Collection 4: Literature of Africa and the Middle East p. 492 (green book)

     

    Skills/Key Terms:

    Epic

    Protagonist

    Antagonist

    Point of View

    Making inferences

    Diction

    Characterization

    Metaphor

    Foreshadowing

    Setting

    Symbolism

    Cause/Effect

    Imagery

     

    Sundiata p. 519

    Supplemental packet

    Vocabulary development

     

     

    10

    12.3.2

    12.3.3

    12.3.4

    12.3.5

    12.4.1

    12.4.2

    12.4.3

    12.4.4

    12.4.5

    12.4.6

    12.4.10

    12.4.11

    12.4.12

    12.5.2

    Collection 4: Literature of Africa and the Middle East  p. 492  (green book)

     

    Skills/Key Terms:

    Moral

    Infer

    Fairy tale

    Simile

    Metaphor

    Main Idea

    Proverb

    Parrallelism

     

    The Fisherman and the Jinnee p. 547

    African Proverbs p. 514

    Supplemental packet

    Grammar

    Etymology

    Vocabulary development

    Response to Literature

    Supplemental packet

    Assessments

     

    11

    12.4.4

    12.4.2

    12.4.3

    12.4.4

    12.4.5

    12.4.6

    12.4.10

    12.4.11

    12.4.12

    12.5.9

     RL.9.10.2

    RL. 9.10.5

    RI.9.10.1

    RI. 9.10.2

    W.9.10,.7

    W.9.10.10

    L.9.10.2

    6 + 1 traits of Writing

    Voice

    Audience

    Organization

    Style

    Presentation

    Word Choice

    Purpose

    Persuasive essay

    Essay

     

    12

    12.3.1

    12.3.2

    12.3.3

    12.3.4

    12.3.5

    12.3.6

    12.3.7

    12.3.10

    12.3.8

    12.3.9

    RL.9.10.2

    RL.9.10.5

    RI. 9.10.1

    RI.9.10.4

    Collection 5: European Literature  p. 588 (green book)

     

    Skills/Key Terms:

    Allegory

    Generalizations

    Archetypes

    Allusion

    Rhyme

    Symbolism

    Imagery

    Simile

    Mood

    Paradox

    Metaphor

    Personification

    Alliteration

    ------------------- OR

    Parody

    Inferences

    Chilvalric Romanaces

    Verbal Irony

    Cause/Effect

    Jargon

    Characterization

    Irony

    Satire

    Motivation

    Foil

     

    Divine Comedy  p. 646 OR Don Quixote p. 688

    Grammar

    Etymology

    Vocabulary development

     

    Supplemental packet

    Assessments

    Final Exam