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Welcome to Sophomore English!
2016-2017

A year focused on becoming a better writer
 and a critical thinker!

Our First Quarter work will include

for both Honors and CP classes:

•free choice books

•Greek vocabulary
(Final Exam in Vocabulary is a Cornerstone Assessment)

•writing
(Critical Analysis Essay {a Cornerstone Assessment}, Writer's Choice Essay, Childhood Reminiscence Poem)

•grammar unit

•Word for the Day oral presentations

and of course,
 our Honors summer reading
book...


"a love story, pure and simple"





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and the CP students'  "Sick Read" books





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Our Second Quarter Work will include, in addition to free choice books, Greek vocabulary, writing, and grammar reinforcement,

for Honors classes only:



Greek Theater and Antigone by Sophocles



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For CP classes only: 


A Raisin in the Sun




For both Honors and CP classes,

Poetry Out Loud Classroom Competitions
December 2016

(This is a Cornerstone Assessment)

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Our Third Quarter Work will include
, in addition to free choice books, Greek vocabulary, writing, and grammar reinforcement,

for both Honors and CP classes:


William Shakespeare's
Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark


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and

 for Honors classes only, Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman





including...

Death of a Salesman Synthesis Essay (This is a Cornerstone Assessment)

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Our Fourth Quarter Work will include

for both Honors and CP:

Holocaust Studies Unit

including Elie Wiesel's Night,

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Research Process and Paper,

and the all-class viewing of Schindler's List


Vocabulary Final Exam (a Cornerstone Assessment)


Literature Final Exam





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