Ms. Connie Phillips - Honors E11 and English 11

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 Parents and Guardians:  To see an overview of classroom policies, student expectations, and course requirements for both Honors English 11 and English 11, go to the Electronic File Cabinet where you will find PDFs representative of both of these courses.  The link to the electronic file cabinet is at the top of this column.
 
Honors English 11  
149-H  Periods 1, 2, 3
 
If your class period does not meet because of the testing schedule, follow this syllabus and any missed quizzes will be made up upon your return to class.

Honors English 11 Syllabus – 3.0          

If you miss class because of the testing schedule, personal illness, or cancellation due to weather, follow the directives below.  Email me or check my web portal for additional instructions.

Wednesday, 2/25:  Realism Unit continues.  Quiz, Perkins’ “The Yellow Wallpaper.”  Discuss.  Due tomorrow:  Prepare Kate Chopin’s two stories:  “A Pair of Silk Stockings” and “The Story of an Hour.”  Quiz.

(Delete Bret Harte’s “The Outcasts of Poker Flat.”  It is no longer required reading.)

Thursday, 2/26:  Quiz, Chopin’s “A Pair of Silk Stockings” and “The Story of an Hour.”  Discuss.  HW:  Begin Mark Twain, Parts 1 and 2. Part 1:  Read handout “Advice to Youth” [satire].  Write a satirical essay, due Friday, March 6.  See handout/assignment.  Part 2:  Prepare for Mark Twain group activity that requires reading four excerpts from Twain’s novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.  Find these chapter excerpts on my portal or sign out a red text.  Quiz over the Huck Finn excerpts on Monday. 

Friday, 2/27:  Work Day.  Get caught up, work on cognitive reflection, complete make up quizzes, finish discussions as needed.  Due Monday:  the four chapters from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.  Read them through the lens of realism/naturalism/local color and HUMOR.  Quiz Monday.

Monday, 3/2:  Quiz, Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn excerpts.  Prepare for group presentations beginning today.

Tuesday, 3/3: Huck Finn presentations.  Satire essay due Friday.

Wednesday, 3/4:  Late Arrival.  Huck Finn presentations.  Satire essay due Friday.

Thursday, 3/5:  Finish Realism Unit.  Satire essay due tomorrow.

Friday, 3/6:  Begin 20th Century Small Town American Poetry Unit: Edgar Lee Masters’ SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY. 







 






English 11  
149-H  Periods 6, 7
Th, 2/12:  for Thursday!  Begin Walt Whitman today:  "I Hear America Singing" and "Song of Myself, 1" -  Remember:  take notes!

F, 2/13:  No school.  Work on Emily Dickinson research.
M, 2/16:  No school.  Work on Emily Dickinson research.

If your class period does not meet because of the testing schedule, follow this syllabus and any missed quizzes will be made up upon your return to class.
ALL DICKINSON POETRY RESEARCH (and annotations) DUE TUESDAY, 2/24!

T, 2/24:  All Dickinson research/HW is due.  Complete Walt Whitman's poems, "Song of Myself 1, 10, 33, 52" - Remember to take notes.  

W, 2/25:  Dickinson discussion

Th, 2/26:  Dickinson discussion

F, 2/27:  Whitman/Dickinson Open Note Test (bring the American Poetry book you signed out).  HW:  Realism Vocabulary, due Monday.

M, 3/2:  Vocabulary check.  Begin Realism Unit.  Prepare Bret Harte's "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" for tomorrow.  Quiz.

T, 3/3:  Quiz.  Discuss.  Intro to Negro Spirituals and Code Songs.   Prepare Frederick Douglass' "The Battle with Mr. Covey" for tomorrow.  Quiz.

W, 3/4:  Quiz. Discuss.  Prepare Jack London's "To Build a Fire" for Friday.  Quiz.  

Th, 3/5:  Read Kate Chopin's "A Pair of Silk Stockings" - HW:  Have "To Build a Fire" read for tomorrow, quiz.

F, 3/6:  Quiz.  Discuss.  Begin Mark Twain.