English 10 honors syllabus
Blocks 2 & 4: English 10 honors
Monday 5/6 -- simulated research formative outline.
Tuesday 5/7 -- simulated research samples and scores. Homework: none.
Wednesday 5/8 -- PARCC prep samples and scores; grammar reviews. Homework: locut/loqu root review.
Thursday 5/9 -- JOURNAL NOTEBOOK DUE -- begin simulated research benchmark
Friday 5/10 -- mid term -- 2-hour early release -- finish simulated research benchmark
Monday5/13 -- "mort" root vocabulary; begin Macbeth
Tuesday 5/14 -- grammar: phrases v. clauses & complex sentences; continue Act 1 of Macbeth. Homework: none
Wednesday 5/15 -- finish Act I. Homework: "mort" review with complex sentences about Macbeth (block 2 only) and consider self-selected text choice.
Thursday 5/16 -- due: vocabulary review. In class: Act I quiz; go over self-selected text assignment; begin Act 2 of Macbeth. Homework: "mort" review (block 4 only), study for "mort" quiz, and choose self-selected novel for final project.
Friday 5/17 -- "mort" root quiz, continue Act 2 scenes 2 & 3, and view film version of scenes. Homework: begin reading self-selected text.
Monday 5/20 -- "path" root vocabulary; finish Act 2 (scene 4), review, and quiz; begin Act 3. Homework: continue reading self-selected text.
Tuesday 5/21 -- read Act 3 of Macbeth; review for PARCC. Homework: continue reading self-selected text.
Wednesday 5/22 -- PARCC testing during class (no Knights Quest). Homework: "path" root word study review.
Thursday 5/23 -- PARCC testing during class (no Knights Quest). Homework: continue reading self-selected text.
Friday 5/24 -- PARCC testing during class (no Knights Quest). Homework: continue reading self-selected text.
Monday 5/27 -- Memorial Day -- no school
Tuesday 5/28 -- new root vocabulary; Act 3 finish, review, and quiz. Homework: continue reading self-selected text.
Wednesday 5/29 -- short classes due to graduation -- begin Act 4 of Macbeth; root word study review. Homework: continue reading self-selected text.
Thursday 5/30 -- No Knights Quest -- finish Act 4. Homework: continue reading self-selected text.
Friday 5/31 -- No Knights Quest -- begin Act 5. Homework: continue reading self-selected text.
Monday 6/3 -- No Knights Quest -- new root word study list; finish Act 5. Homework: continue reading self-selected text.
Tuesday 6/4 -- review Macbeth, work on soundtrack project slides. Homework: make up readings and gather notes as needed.
Wednesday 6/5 -- Macbeth test; notes due. Homework: finish slide show as needed.
Thursday 6/6 -- study "Worlds of Wisdom" readings. Homework: finish reading self-selected text, and study for root word study quiz.
Friday 6/7 -- root word study quiz; finish "Worlds of Wisdom" readings; self-selected text reading quiz. Homework: work on presentation research.
Monday 6/10 -- work on presentation components for self-selected text.
Tuesday 6/11 -- work on presentation for self-selected text. Homework: finish final details for presentation.
Wednesday 6/12 -- presentations due.
Thursday 6/13 -- presentations and notes. Homework: study for root quiz.
Friday 6/14 -- root word study quiz; presentations and notes. Homework: study for final cumulative vocbulary test on all roots.
Monday 6/17 -- JOURNAL NOTEBOOK DUE; final root word study test on all roots; begin Invictus. Homework: none.
Tuesday 6/18 -- last day of class -- finish Invictus.
Wednesday 6/19 -- exam make-up day (no regular class meetings; only meet with specific teachers by appointment for make-ups).
Thursday 6/20 -- last day of school for teachers.
Happy summer! :)
*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.