• English 11 Honors

    Required Texts and Materials

     

    ·        3-ring binder with dividers; blue or black ball pointpen; pencil/eraser; highlighter; book cover  ( a flash drive is also helpful)

     

    ·        The Scarlet Letter  by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    ·        The Great Gatsby  by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    ·        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn  by Mark Twain

    ·        Outside Novels (TBD)

    ·        Language of Literature-American Literature- McDougal-Littel


    Course Overview

     

    1st Quarter:

    • Timed Writings for SAT practice
    • Vocabulary Units 1-3
    • Early American Literature to 1750
    • Literary Analysis-genre and structure
    2nd Quarter:
     
    • Timed writings for SAT practice
    • Untimed writings for SOL practice
    • SOL practice tests
    • Romanticism and New England Renaissance to 1850
    • Vocabulary Units 4-7
    • Literary Analysis-time period and theme
    • Group research
     
    3rd Quarter:
    • Timed writings for SAT practice
    • Untimed writings for SOL practice
    • SOL Testing-Direct Writing
    • Regionalism, Realism, Naturalism, Modernism to 1925
    • Vocabulary Units 8-10
    • Literary analysis-theme and symbolism
    • Individual research project
    4th quarter:
    • Timed writings for SAT practice
    • Reading, Language and Research Review (RLR)
    • SOL End of Course Test
    • Modernism and Contemporary Age to present
    • Vocabulary Units 11-14
    • Literary Analysis-symbolism, mood and tone
    • Outside novel project