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A. Semesters One Through Mid-Term Examination
1. Literary Elements
2. Short Story Unit
3. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
4. Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose
5. Grammar Unit
6. Poetry Unit
7. Literary Analysis Essays and Informative Essays
8. Vocabulary Units
1. Research Paper
2. The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet/ or Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
3. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
4. Literary Analysis Essays & Listening Skills Essays
5. Vocabulary Units
6. Review Sheets
II. STUDENT ASSIGNMENT CALENDARS
A. Reading and test schedule are made up monthly and will not change.
If you are absent, then you will need to make up missed work.
This includes snow-days and any absences. Please plan accordingly.
A grade of zero will be assigned until quiz, tests, and/or homework assignments are made up.
A. Class and Individual Notes (notebook)
B. Teacher Prepared Handouts---- Teacher Prepared Packets for large Units.
D. Quizzes & Test
Daily attendance will be taken. Students must make up all missed assignments,
quizzes and tests in a prompt time period.
A. Quizzes- 20%
B. Unit Tests- 40%
C. Homework- 15%
D. Novel Packets and Essays- 25%
VI. CLASSROOM CONDUCT
Students will obey all rules that are printed in the Student Handbook.
Please be on time and bring a writing utensil (not red), textbook and notebook to
I hope everyone has a happy and productive year.
Please feel free to contact me Periods Two or Seven.
SHORT STORY UNIT
1. Literary Elements
2. Plot Charts
3. Story Questions, Plot Charts,
Vocabulary/Spelling, Unit Tests,
1. Sentences—Topic and Complete
Format, Details, and Literary Analysis
1. Hearts and Hands by O’Henry
58-61 Questions #1-8
2. The Monkey’s Paw by W.W. Jacobs
28- 39 Questions #1-7
3. Luck by Mark Twain
98-104 Questions #1-9
4. By The Waters of Babylon by Stephen Vincent Benet
146-157 Questions #1-9
5. The Masque of The Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe
172-179 Questions #1-10
6. The Open Window by Saki
194-199 Questions #1-9
7. Shaving by Leslie Norris
Page 110-117 Questions #1-10
Tuesday Syllabus, Short Story Packet, Textbook, Notes, HW-Lit. Elements #1-25
Wednesday Go over #1-25, Review Plot Chart, HW Lit Elm #26-53
Thursday Go over Lit Elm. #26-53 Read Hearts and Hands, HW #1-8
Friday Go Over H.&H. #1-8, Plot Chart, HW Study Literary Elements for Tuesday
Monday Finish Plot Chart on H&H, Word Search and Crossword, HW Lit Quiz
Lit. Elements QUIZ, Read The Monkey’s Paw, Hw #1-7
Wednesday Quiz-- The Monkey’s Paw, go over #1-7 & Plot Chart, HW- catch up!
Finish The Monkey’s Paw plot Chart, Read Luck, Hw #1-9
Friday Go over Luck #1-9 and Plot chart, No HW!!
Monday Voc/Sp #1 & parts of speech, Read By the Waters of Babylon, Hw #1-9
Tuesday By the Waters of Babylon #1-9, Plot Chart, Hw crossword/word search
Wednesday Collect puzzles, Read The Masque of the Red Death, HW #1-10 & Study
Thursday Go over MRD #1-10 and Plot chart, HW Voc/Sp/Parts of speech Quiz
Friday Voc/sp/parts of speech Quiz, Open Window, Hw #1-9
Monday Go over Open Window #1-9 and Plot Chart, No HW!!!
Tuesday Read Shaving, Hw #1-10
Wednesday Go over Shaving #1-10 and Plot Chart, HW Complete Packet “Blanks”
Thursday Review for Short Story Unit Test (Class and HW)
Friday *** Collect Packets and Literary Elements and Short Story Unit Test
Tuesday Comparative Essay (Class and Homework)
Wednesday Comparative Essay (Class and Homework)
Thursday Comparative Essay (Class and Homework)
Friday Comparative Essay DUE TODAY!!!