Welcome to Sophomore English!

Contact Information

Deborah Johansen

English Language Arts Teacher

Yarmouth High School

286 West Elm Street

Yarmouth, ME 04096

Phone: 207-846-5535

Fax: 207-846-2326

deborah_johansen@yarmouthschools.org

Courses

Honors Sophomore English

•Calendar 2W

Calendar 5W

College Prep Sophomore English

Calendar Period 3

•Calendar 2B

•Calendar 5B


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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

•writing

Critical Analysis Essay {a Cornerstone Assessment} and a Writer's Choice Essay

•grammar unit

•Word for the Day oral presentations

and of course,

our Honors summer reading book...

"a love story, pure and simple"

•Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird

and the CP students' •"Sick Read" books

and Lorraine Hansberry's •A Raisin in the Sun

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

For CP classes only:

•Short Story Unit

For both Honors and CP classes,

•Poetry Out Loud Classroom Competitions

December

(This is a Cornerstone Assessment)

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

for Honors:

William Shakespeare's

•Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark

and

Arthur Miller's •Death of a Salesman

Our Fourth Quarter Work will include

for both Honors and CP:

•Holocaust Studies Unit

including Elie Wiesel's •Night,

•Research Process and Paper,

and the all-class viewing of •Schindler's List

•Vocabulary Final Exam (a Cornerstone Assessment)

•Literature Final Exam