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 2 & 4: English 10

Tuesday 10/30 -- Lord of the Flies review: book and vocabulary. Homework: organize notes and handouts; finish crosswords if needed

Wednesday 10/31 -- Lord of the Flies test with vocabulary (open-note)

Thursday 11/1 -- daily journal notebook due -- literary analysis benchmark

Friday 11/2 -- end term 1 -- literary analysis benchmark

Monday 11/5 -- no school for students -- teacher workday

Tuesday 11/6 -- no school -- election day

Wednesday 11/7 -- new "grat" root vocabulary; grammar: semicolons; begin multi-media analysis

Thursday 11/8 -- continue multi-media analysis; practice root vocabulary. Homework: study for root vocabulary quiz "grat"

Friday 11/9 --  finish media analysis.

Monday 11/12 -- begin Animal Farm introduction; Animal Farm vocabulary

Tuesday 11/13 -- Animal Farm chapter 1

Wednesday 11/14 -- Animal Farm chapter 2; Russian Revolution notes; analysis of ch. 1-2

Thursday 11/15 -- Animal Farm chapter 3. Homework: finish vocabulary practice.

Friday 11/16 -- Animal Farm chapter 4; chapters 1-4 reading quiz.

Monday 11/19 -- Background & "About the Author," Georg Orwell.

Tuesday 11/20 -- read chapter 5; PARCC prep.

Wednesday 11/21 -- read chapter 6 & Russian Revolution notes.

Thursday 11/22 -- Thanksgiving break

Friday 11/23 -- Thanksgiving break continued

Monday 11/26 -- read chapter 7; vocabulary review.

Tuesday 11/27 -- read chapter 8; Russian Revolution notes and overview.

Wednesday 11/28 -- read chapter 9; PARCC preparation information.

Thursday 11/29 -- read chapter 10; Russian Revolution.

Monday 12/3 -- review

Tuesday 12/4 -- Animal Farm test + Animal Farm vocabulary test.

Wednesday 12/5 -- simulated research formative.

Thursday 12/6 -- simulated research formative.

Friday 12/7 -- simulated research formative.

 

 

 

 

 

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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.