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English 11 Honors

English 11 Honors
Class Description:

Honors English 11 is a rigorous course requiring extensive analytical reading of literature such as foundational American documents, pieces representative of American Transcendentalism, and classics such as The Crucible, The Scarlet Letter, and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Writing literary analysis papers, literary comparison and contrast essays, and literary research papers will be emphasized. Students will leave the class prepared for the transition into A.P. Literature and Composition or Dual Credit Literature or Composition classes in their senior year.

Please consult our Google Classroom for current syllabi and assignment descriptions, links, and materials.
Syllabus GP 3

English 11 Honors Syllabus Grading Period 3 Tenney

All items in parentheses indicate in-class activities for the day.


Unit Traditional Patriotism (Aphorism / deism / rhetorical question)

Jan 19 Speech . . .Virginia Convention Pages 2,3 collaborative presentations)


22 The Crisis No. 1

23 Examining Rhetorical devices

24  Devices cont’d / ACT Test Prep

25 The Declaration of Independence (Draft) Discuss omissions / difference they’d make

26 Timed Writing


29 Preamble to the Constitution

30 Preamble

31 Bill of Rights  (/ Universal Declaration of Human Rights comparison)

Feb. 1 Bill of Rights CONFERENCES PM - Sign up online!

2 ACT Test Prep Apostrophes


5 American Maverick Unit -The Scarlet Letter - Activity “The Custom House” 

6 Ch. 1

7 Ch 2

8  Ch 3   CONFERENCES PM - Sign up online!

9 Ch 4 / ACT Test Prep Hyphens


12  Ch 5 - 6

13 Ch 7

14  Ch 8

15-16 No School


19 No School- Presidents’ Day

20 Ch 9-11

21  Ch 12

22 Ch 13 / ACT Test Prep Pronoun Case


26 Ch 14-15

27  Ch 16   ACT Testing Day

28 Ch 17

March 1 Ch 18

2  Ch 19


5  Ch 20-21

6 Ch 22

7 Ch 23

8 Ch 24

9  Scarlet Letter Test


12 American Author Study Introduction

13 Author Study Research - Library

14 Richard Cory

15 Richard Cory

16 Author Study Library Day


19 Dickinson

20 Author Study Library Day

21 Miniver Cheevy

22 Author Study Library Day

23  Individual American Author Contracts - Final Drafts Due








Class Files / Links
This Literary Reduction Graphic Organizer is lent to us by Sarah Carter Conklin, a fellow AP Literature teacher. Thanks, Ms. Conklin.

This is a VERY short list of terms to practice persuasive techniques and rhetoric.
 
Opening Scene of The Crucible
Compare and contrast the chopped video clip of the opening scene from The Crucible with the opening scene from Arthur Miller's play.
 
AP Novel List
This is a list of AP Literature Open Response Titles sorted by American and then British authors. Remember that you must stick to the American Authors for the purpose of this independent reading and research.
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