English II A and B, Magnet Planning for the year Cycle 1 cycle 2 cycle 3 Cycle 4 cycle 5 cycle 6 Grammar emphasis Text: Elements of Language Parts of speech and parts of a sentence Phrases and related punctuation Clauses, sentence structures, related punctuation Pronoun usage, capitalization, punctuation not yet covered Verb usage and tenses Adjective and adverb usage Vocabulary Power Plus Book 2 (Prescript House) Power Plus, Lessons 1 – 4. Including exercises in revision and editing.
Power Plus, Add lessons 5-7. Including exercises in revision and editing. Power Plus, Add lessons 8-11. Including exercises in revision and editing. Power Plus, Add lessons 12-14. Power Plus, Add lessons 15-18. Power Plus, add lessons 19-21. Literature emphasis Text: Language of Literature Summer reading: Bless Me, Ultimo & Great Expectations for Pre-AP. Literary terms per list. Short Stories. The short story (individual stories teacher choice). Literary terms per list. King Arthur excerpts.
Poetry (individual poems teacher choice). Literary terms per list. Nonfiction with embedded visual pieces (memoirs, the essay, pop/deed pieces, etc. ) Short Drama (Man of La Mach) Literary terms per list. Drama: Julius Caesar. Literary terms per list. Drama: Hans Julius Caesar. Antigen. Literary terms per ASS t. Toner literature Optional novels by individual teacher choice Writing emphasis Essay including literary analysis EEOC Short Answer writing, other writing for analysis EEOC Expository Writing EEOC Persuasive Writing.
Begin biographical research paper using MEAL requirements Biographical research paper is due Pre-AP: Rhetorical Analysis Writing for literary analysis Pre-AP: Synthesis writing Other Objective reading test over summer reading before the end of week 2, counts as 30% of cycle grade EEOC diagnostic over objective portions (reading, revising/editing) plus horn answer writing (optional) L TFH Pre-Test (Pre-AP only) End of Course Exam(25% of cycle grade each cycle).
Parts of speech, parts of a sentence, vocabulary lessons 1 -4, analysis of passage from a book or short story literary terms from list Phrases and related punctuation, vocabulary lessons 1-7, short story analysis, literary terms from list *Final Exam Clauses, sentence structure and related punctuation, vocabulary lessons 1 – 11 poetry analysis, literary terms from list Pronoun types and usage, capitalization, other punctuation not yet covered, vocabulary lessons 1 – 14, nonfiction analysis, literary arms from list Verb tenses and usage, vocabulary lessons 1-18, Julius Caesar, literary terms from list. Final Exam Adjective and adverb usage, vocabulary lessons 1-21, Antigen, literary terms from Power Plus vocabulary KICK Is leave Into 21 lessons, wince would De an average of 3. 5 lessons per cycle. The above cycle groupings are built around the fact that the book has reviews at the end of lessons 7, 14 and 21 . ** Power Plus vocabulary words are cumulative. Each previous cycle’s words will roll over to the remaining cycles.
English II A and B (magnet and Pre-AP, common literary terms to know) Understanding of these terms should be cumulative tthroughout the year (I. E. Terms from cycle 1 may be used in cycle 6). Students should understand definitions of these terms and be able to find examples in the readings. Students should be able to use these terms when writing essays of literary analysis. All terms are defined in the glossary in the back of the literature text.
Cycles 1: Emphasis on the novel Cycle 2: Emphasis on the short story Cycle 3: Emphasis on poetry Cycle 4: Emphasis on nonfiction and King Arthur legend Cycle 5 and 6: Emphasis on drama allegory, characterization, conflict (external/internal), description, fiction, plot placement (exposition, rising action, climax/turning point, falling action, resolution), flashback, foreshadowing, genre (novel), imagery, irony (situational, verbal), motif, narrator, narrative, points of view (3), realism, satire, science fiction, setting (time/ place), structure, symbol, theme allusion, analogy, antagonist, connotation/denotation, dialogue, diction, foil, genre (short story), hero, mood, protagonist, speaker, stereotype