Ms. Connie Phillips - Honors E11 and English 11

Wishing you had access to easy-to-understand grammar rules?  Go to the electronic file cabinet and click on GRAMMAR RULES! for helpful go-to handouts. 
Click below for the Colonial Formative Assessment:
 Electronic File Cabinet - Click on this link to find literature, videos, PPTs, notes and classroom policy PDFs.
 
STUDENTS:  MUCH OF THE LITERATURE ASSIGNED IS DIGITIZED ON THIS PORTAL.   IF YOU ARE ABSENT FROM SCHOOL AND NEED THE LITERATURE,  PLEASE CHECK THE ELECTRONIC FILE CABINET AND FIND IT. 
 
 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  Periods 1, 3

T, 8/30:  Quiz, chapters 6 - 10.  Read 11 - 16 for Friday.  Discuss and go over essay prompts.

W, 8/31:  Discussion/Preparation day.  Quiz Friday.

Th, 9/1:  Quiet reading day.  Quiz Friday.

F. 9/2:  Quiz and discussion.  Read chapters 17 - 21 for Wednesday (no school on Monday).

M, 9/5:  No School.  Labor Day.

T, 9/6:  Work Day.  Choose to read assigned chapters for tomorrow's quiz and/or begin work on essay.  Block out required, due September 14 ( next Wed.).

W, 9/7:  Quiz and discussion.  Finish the book for Friday.  Take home quiz.

Th, 9/8:  Work Day.  Finish the reading and/or work on take-home quiz for tomorrow.

F, 9/9:  Take-home quiz.  Class discussion.  HW:  TSL essay block out due Wednesday.  TSL test on Monday.

M, 9/12:  TSL test.

T, 9/13:  Work Day.

W, 9/14:  Block Out check.  Rough draft due Tuesday, 9/20.  View Salem Witch Trials video.

Th, 9/15:  Begin The Crucible.  PPT.  Book sign out.  Handouts and background reading (pages 2 - 8).  Comprehension questions are the quizzes.  

F, 9/16:  Library Computer Lab.  Work on RD, due Tuesday.  Final copy due on or before Friday, Sept. 23.





English 11    Periods 4, 6, 7

M, 8/29: Brief review of Colonial Period.  Mary Rowlandson's bio and "Massacre," a chapter from her Narrative of Her Captivity.  Terms to know:  allusion, stereotyping, inflammatory language, God's providence.  Read the additional chapters of Narrative on your own for Thursday.

T, 8/30:  Anne Bradstreet, bio and style/purpose as a poet, "Upon the Burning of Our House" and "In Reference to Her Children."

W, 8/31:  Anne Bradstreet, continued from yesterday.  Don't forget:  you need to have Mary Rowlandson's Narrative read for tomorrow.  Be prepared for a quiz.

Th, 9/1:  Quiz.  Mary Rowlandson's Narrative of Her Captivity.  Southern Planters handout. 

F, 9/2:  William Byrd, "The History of the Dividing Line."  Term to know:  SATIRE.  Finish for HW.  
Begin Colonial Formative Assessment in class.

M, 9/5:  No School.  Labor Day.

T, 9/6:  Finish Colonial Formative Assessment in class.  Wrap up Byrd and the Colonial Unit (review).  

W, 9/7: Begin The Crucible.  Preview Salem Witchtrials DVD.  Read the handout and follow the directions.

Th, 9/8:  Colonial Test

F, 9/9:  The Crucible.  PPT, book sign out, parts assigned, the essay assignment.