Mrs. Jennifer St. John Clark, English teacher and English department chairperson

  jenn.clark@fcps.org
 Room 515
(240) 236-7505      

English 10 honors syllabus
 
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Blocks 1 & 5: English 9 honors

Monday 10/28 -- Review Night. Homework: study for test (including vocabulary)

Tuesday 10/29 -- Due: irony handout. In class: Night test. Homework: none.

Wednesday 10/30 -- Review benchmark essays; re-read, revise, and edit. 

Thursday 10/31 -- Polish format, finish & submit final draft of Informative Text Analysis #1 benchmark; begin introduction to To Kill a Mockingbird. 

Friday 11/1 -- Read chapter 1 of To Kill a Mockingbird. Homework: read chapter 2 of To Kill a Mockingbird.

Monday 11/4 -- Chapter 1-2 reading quiz, read chapter 3, analysis. Homework: read chapter 4.

Tuesday 11/5 -- *Journal notebook due for 2nd check -- Read chapter 5-6 in class. Homework: read chapter 7. 

Wednesday 11/6 -- Chapter 8 in class. Homework: read chapter 9.

Thursday 11/7 -- End of Term 1 -- Read chapter 10 in class. Homework: read chapter 11.

Friday 11/8 -- No school for students (teacher workday)

Monday 11/11 -- Term 2 begins -- In class: start part 2 of To Kill a Mockingbird. Homework: read ch. 13

Tuesday 11/12 -- In class: read ch. 14-15. Homework: read ch. 16.

Wednesday 11/13 -- In class: read ch. 17. Homework: read ch. 18.

Thursday 11/14 -- In class: read ch. 19-20; review poetry. Homework: read ch. 21.

Friday 11/15 -- In class: benchmark #3. Homework: read ch. 21-23.

Monday11/18 -- In class: read ch. 24. Homework: read ch. 25-26.

Tuesday 11/19 -- In class: read ch. 27 - start 28. Homework: finish ch. 28.

Wednesday 11/20 -- In class: read ch. 29 - 31. Homework: catch up with readings if necessary.

Thursday 11/21 -- In class: review.

Friday 11/22 -- In class: To Kill a Mockingbird test

 

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Block 2: English 10 

Term 1 literary focus: the hero's journey. Main reading: Beowulf.

Term 1 writing focus: narrative (benchmark timed writing October 23, 2019)

Daily routine:

Mondays: Achieve 3000 direct instruction 5-step lesson (35-40 min.); English 10 (35 min.) root word & literary studies

Tuesdays: Achieve 3000 word instruction & reading rotations (35-40 min.); English 10 writing, & literature

Wednesdays: Achieve 3000 direct instruction 5-step lesson (35-40 min.); English 10 writing & literature

Thursdays: Achieve 3000 word instruction & reading rotations (35-40 min.); English 10 writing & literature

Fridays: student choice of Achieve 3000 or other enrichment activities (35-40 min.); English 10 root study quiz & literary work
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*Reminder: If you need to make up work or would like help studying for tests, quizzes, or ongoing projects/essays, please sign up to see me during "Knights Quest" study time or come in after school any day. My extended tutoring days are Tuesday until 3:30 in my classroom and Wednesday until 3:30 in the media center; you may see me after school, too, on Monday, Thursday, and Friday until 2:45 or longer by appointment.