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

Thursday 1/2 -- return to school -- begin Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing; self-selected text independent project

Friday 1/3 -- preview self-selected texts & read act 1

Monday 1/6 -- self-selected text decision; continue act 1

Tuesday 1/7 -- read act 2

Wednesday 1/8 -- read act 2

Thursday 1/9 -- read act 3. Homework: analysis notes for self-selected text character & setting

Friday 1/10 -- finish act 3 & begin act 4.

Monday 1/13 -- "EU" root word quiz; finish act 4

Tuesday 1/14 -- read 5.1

Wednesday 1/15 -- read 5.2-5.4. Homework: self-selected text to finish analysis packet.

Thursday 1/16 -- Much Ado character test; begin film analysis & scene comparisons.

Friday 1/17 -- film analysis; have self-selected text finished.

Monday 1/20 -- no school MLK, jr. day

Tuesday 1/21 -- begin self-selected text collaborative research.

Wednesday 1/22 -- continue research and visual development with works cited page

Thursday 1/23 -- finish and submit visuals for presentation.

Friday 1/24 -- present group book talks to share self-selected text & research information.

Monday 1/27 -- root word study test

Tuesday 1/28 -- last day of term 2

Wednesday 1/29 -- no school

Thursday 1/30 -- term 3 begins

 

Block 2: English 10 

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

ENGLISH 10 class:

Monday 12/9 -- benchmark #2 -- informational task 1

Tuesday 12/10 -- review chapters 5-6 of Lord of the Flies, chapters 5-6 quiz, ch. 7-8 vocabulary

Wednesday 12/11 -- ch. 7 review/summary; begin ch. 8. Homework: vocabulary sentences.

Thursday 12/12 -- continue ch. 8; practice vocabulary

Friday 12/13 -- Lord of the Flies ch. 1-8 vocabulary quiz; finish ch. 8

Monday 12/16 -- ch. 8 review & quiz; begin ch. 9

Tuesday 12/17 -- finish ch. 9; begin ch. 10.

Wednesday 12/18 -- finish ch. 10; read ch. 11

Thursday 12/19 -- finish ch. 11; read ch. 12. Homework: study Lord of the Flies vocabulary and study guide questions.

Friday 12/20 -- Lord of the Flies test.

Monday 12/23 - Wednesay 1/1 -- no school

Thursday 1/2 -- return to school -- begin Animal Farm vocbulary, notes, and readings
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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.