Last Day of School-June3
Textbooks: (A) Elements of Literature* (B) Language Network* (C) Literature and Language* (D) Scholastic Scope Literature*
*Texts A,B, C, and D are classroom sets.
Mon: Memorial Day
Tues: Review for a test on A Raisin in the Sun with a crossword puzzle. Choose parts and begin rading/discussing The Odd Couple by Neil Simon.
Wed: Give a test on A Raisin in the Sun. Give an information search on The Odd Couple by Neil Simon. Continue reading/discussing Act I of the play from handout copies, pp. 5+.
Thurs: Give "sticky note" context clue vocabulary from The Odd Couple in groups. Continue reading Act 1 of The Odd Couple
Fri: Context clue vocab quiz on the words from The Odd Couple. Finish reading/discussin Act 1 of The Odd Couple. Give quiz on Act 1.
Mon: Read/discuss Act II of The Odd Couple by Neil Simon from handout copies. Give quiz on Act II.
Tues: Read/discuss Act III of The Odd Couple by Neil Simon and review for a test.
Wed: Give a test on The Odd Couple by Neil Simon.
Mr. Chavis (Inclusion-Ms. Ellis and Ms. Mays)
Textbooks: Elements of Literature 11 and Language Network 11
Course Description: This course will provide students with instruction in the
following areas: reading/American literature, the elements
of proper grammar and punctuation, composition, research,
and oral language.
Course Objective: 1. Prepare for the SOL writing and reading tests.
2. Study the history of American literature.
3. Study grammar and usage problems.
4. Utilize correct capitalization and punctuation.
5. Write persuasively.
6. Utilize research skills to compose a persuasive research paper.
7. Read and analyze informational materials.
8. Deliver an oral presentation.
Units of study: A. Collection 1: “Encounters and Foundations”
(literature) B. Collection 2: “American Romanticism”
C. Collection 3: “Transcendentalism”
D. Collection 4: “The Rise of Realism”
E. Collection 5: “The Moderns”
F. Collection 6: “Contemporary Literature”
Units of Study: A. Capitalization and Punctuation
(writing skills) B. Sentence Fragments and Run-on Sentences
C. Subject-Verb Agreement
D. Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
E. Usage Problems
F. Sentence Redundancy
H. Composition and Research
Materials: Pen or pencil, paper, textbook, and notebook are required each day.
Grading: The standard grading scale for the school will be used.
Homework: 10% Unit Tests and Compositions: 35% Daily Work: 35%
9 Week Assessment: 20%
Classroom All students are expected to conduct themselves in an orderly manner at
Behavior: all times. Any inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. Students are
not allowed to talk while the teacher or another student is speaking. You
are also required to stay awake and be attentive. No eating or drinking. No cell phone usage
or texting. The tardy policy for the school will apply.
Make-up Work: When a student is absent, it is his or her responsibility to make up work
And ask about the material that was missed.