Honors English 11
Reading American Literature
In addition to the Honors English Summer Reading texts, students will provide evidence of reading which is ongoing and continuous throughout each semester. This will be reflected in authentic, original, and thoughtful reader's responses which will be recorded in each student's OneNote digital notebook. This is also a significant component of the capstone for each semester - the semester portfolio.
To create this evidence, students will engage in independent and book-group reading which must include at least one of these texts each semester:
Whole-class texts will also provide students with opportunities to develop evidence of reading which is ongoing and continuous.
Fall Semester Whole-Class Texts:
Selected works from the following periods/movements: Colonialism, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, Modernism, Harlem Renaissance, 20th Century Contemporary and 21st Century Contemporary.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.
The Crucible by Arthur Miller.
Spring Semester Whole-Class Texts: