English 9

 
 


 
 
 English 9 syllabus 2010-11.pdf  View  Download
  How to Register Your Textbook.pdf View  Download
 
Grammar Handbook: quick, animated videos on common editing topics.
 
 
Mythology Important Handouts
Mythology packet View  Download
Mythology due dates and notes View  Download
Cheat Sheet for the Mythology Test View  Download
 
Research Paper Videos
In-text Citations (Same idea as parenthetical citations)
 
Research Paper Important Handouts
  Research PROCESS packet (blue cover) View  Download
  Research WRITING THE PAPER packet (gold cover) View  Download
Creating Effective Interview Questions View  Download
Works Cited Format from EasyBib View  Download
 
Current Unit: Research Paper
Look at the calendar below for due dates.
 

 
Last Unit: The House on Mango Street

Previous Units:
 
Big Question Essay
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Short Stories
Feeling a little unsure about some of the terms? Look in your textbook for extra explanations and examples.
Topic      Textbook pages
Glossary of Literary Terms  R102-R114 (maroon pages in back of textbook)                    
Genre (Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Non- Fiction, Media)  4-10 
Flashback & Foreshadowing   26-27 
Plot (Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution) & Conflict  24-25; 28-31 
Protagonist & Antagonist   930
Point of View (1st person, 2nd person, 3rd person limited, 3rd person omnicient)  186-187; 191
Characterization  188-191 
Setting, Mood, & Imagery   302-307
Tone, Author's Style, & Voice   744-749
Denotation & Connotation   R71
Irony   95, 347
Theme & Symbol   402-407

Absent? Missed a short story that we read in class? Forgot to write down the page numbers for an assignment?
Story's Title     Where to find it in the workbook Where to find it in the textbook  What the assignment was 
"The Most Dangerous Game" 5-24 
(Article about Survival Skills is on pp. 28-31)   
 54-74 HW: pp. 25-26
In class: Plot Folder & 1/2 sheet of questions about conflict, foreshadowing, and flashback
"Fish Eyes" Photocopied packet handed out in class  XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX In-class: Answer margin questions about protagonist, antagonist, and point of view
HW: Responding to "Fish Eyes" worksheet
"Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy?"     199-206
(Article about Vietnam War is on pp. 210-212)
 752-759
(Author interview is on p. 760)
HW: pp. 207-208 AND one side of the Characterization worksheet 
"The Cask of Amontillado" 73-78
(Related non-fiction articles are on pp. 82-85)
 344-351 
 (The "real" story that may have inspired Poe is on p. 352)
In-class: Guided Analysis Media Study worksheet about setting, mood, irony, imagery, and characterization
"The Sound of Thunder" XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX  34-47
(Article about time travel is on 
p. 51)
HW: "All Roads Lead to Theme" Worksheet 




Elements of Literature Concept Map
Elements of Literature.isf To open this file, you need to download Inspiration software. Free 30 day trial is available online. I would really recommend you do this, as the file contains links to more detailed information about the literary terms. Otherwise, you can see the main ideas below:




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