1st: Work Keys Remediation
2nd: English 11 Inclusion-Ms. Ellis
4th: English 11
5th: English 11 Inclusion-Ms.Ellis
6th: English 11 Inclusion- Ms. Ellis
7th: English 11
March 14: End of Q3
SOL Writing Test: March 25,26,27
Textbooks: (A) Elements of Literature (B) Language Network*
(C) Literature and Language * (D) Scholastic Scope Literature*
*Texts B, C, and D are classroom sets.
Weekly Lesson Plans
Mon.: Inclement weather day
Tues.: Inclement weather day
Wed.: Read/discuss E. A. Robinson's "Richard Cory" and review questions on the Smart Board. This poem is covered on the assessment. Also, listen to and discuss the Simon and Garfunkel song of "Richard Cory" and do a Venn diagram on the two versions.
Thurs.: Read/discuss Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour." Review questions on the Smart Board and give a quiz on the selection. This story is covered on the assessment. Begin assessment review on a handout sheet and the Smart Board.
Fri.: Continue to review for the 9 Week Assessment. Go over the sheet provided to the students and pertinent questions on the Smart Board. Do SOL writing questions 1-9, pp. 206-208 in the Princeton Review and go over in class.
Mon.: Staff Development Day
Tues.: 9 Week Assessment for all classes in the Zapme Lab
Wed.: Review possible SOL writing prompts for warmup on the Smart Board and discuss. Finish Jack London by beginning a drama of his famous novel, White Fang.
Thurs.: For warmup, do SOL writing questions 10-18, pp. 209-212 in the Princeton Review and go over in class. Finish reading /discussing the drama of White Fang. Give discussion question on the drama as a quiz grade.
Fri.: : Sentence correction warmup. From the Virginia SOL Coach, do reading questions 18-26, pp. 178-181 from Jack London's The Call of the Wild and go over in class.
Mon.: Review possible SOL writing prompts for warmup on the Smart Board. Discuss and prewrite for the next SOL writing prompt (Should high school classes begin later in the day and end later in the day to accommodate students' natural sleep clocks?) Begin unit on Modernism with a Powerpoint presentation.
Tues.: Report to the Math Lab to do sample writing questions from the DOE website. Afterwards, begin the writing prompt.
Wed.: Report to the Math Lab to compose the writing prompt.
Thurs.: Finish the writing prompt and do an interactive SOL writing test from MyPortaportal.
Fri.: Review the 9 Week assessment on the Smart Board. Read a drama of O. Henry's "The Cop and the Anthem."
Course Syllabus for English 11 Standard and Inclusion