Course Map for English 11

Teachers include:  C. Olsen, J.Butler, C.Spackman, L.Heyborne
(English 11 Core Standards' Numbers)   Refer/Correlate with State Core.)

Month

Standard

Indicator

Assessment

August-

September

Six traits (write/702-4)

 

Writers Inc. (write/702-4)

The Crucible

Core skills: reading, writing, listening, presenting, viewing

Vocabulary words:  total of 100 for the year

Read/respond to fact ?s with texts

Viewing strategies/film/informational
(605, 501-3)

Format chart/Training Essay

Elements of Fiction / The Crucible

In class Essay, Pretest for writing assessment:

All Eng 11 use Six traits school-wide rubric (common assessment for all English 11 students)

Vocabulary quizzes each week

Reading strategies

Freewrites/journals (prewriting/701)

Oral response (present/901-3)

Silent Reading/Summarizing

October

Six traits

Writers Inc.

The Crucible

Core skills: reading, writing, listening, presenting, viewing

Format chart/Training Essay

Vocabulary

 

ACT prep timed quizzes

Journal writing (prewriting/701)

Training Essay (7)

Reading Comprehension Pre-test

Vocabulary Quizzes

Silent Reading/Book Reports

November

Six traits

Writers Inc.


Anthem

Core skills: reading, writing, listening, presenting, viewing

Vocabulary

Reading strategies for comprehension

 

timed/in-class essay (write/701-5) (803-6)

Journals (write/present)

Oral/written quizzes on writing

myaccess prompts

December

Six traits

Writers Inc.

Anthem

Core skills: reading, writing, listening, presenting, viewing

Vocabulary

All Six Traits:

Ideas/Content/Organization/Voice/Word Choice/ Sentence Fluency Conventions/Mechanics

Group Oral Presentation Project-informational text

Silent Reading/Book Reports

January

Six traits (701-5)

Writers Inc. (prewrite, 701)

Research Unit

 

Core skills: reading, writing, listening, presenting, viewing

Vocabulary:  Test on words:  1-50

Informational texts (802) (202)

Personal essay/myaccess

in/class essays/personal experience topics (composing, 702)

Research Project begins

Final Vocabulary Test/Semester Test Day (common assessment for all English 11 students)

February

Six traits

Writers Inc.

Research Unit

Core skills: reading, writing, listening, presenting, viewing

Vocabulary

Audio tape version (listening skills/writing, 301-3)

Research skills


Functional texts (201/2)

Research Project

(I-search) (reading, writing, listening, presenting, viewing )

  • •APA format
  • •note cards
  • •rough drafts
  • •final copy
  • •bibliography
  • •Internet source check
  • •Oral presentation  (1002/3) (801-806) (205)

March

Six traits

Writers Inc.

Much Ado About Nothing

Core skills: reading, writing, listening, presenting, viewing

Vocabulary and journals

Reading strategies: functional (201/2)
Shakespeare/poetry (204, difficult texts, various genres)

Reading quizzes (reading, 103)

vocabulary quizzes( reading, 101)

Research presentations  (presenting, 901-3

April

Six traits

Writers Inc.

Night

Core skills: reading, writing, listening, presenting, viewing

Vocabulary and journals




in class essays

problem/solution essay

literary essay

personal essay (701-5)

CORE Test in English

May-June

Six traits

Writers Inc.

Night

 

Core skills: reading, writing, listening, presenting, viewing

Vocabulary

Viewing: Life is Beautiful comparison to Night.  (501-3)

Oprah:  Auschwitz Death Camp with E. Wiesel



Final essay

Reading Comprehension Post-test

Post Six Traits writing essay compared to essay from September  (702) ALL English 11 students write to the same prompt to compare pre and post writing scores.

Night:  Study guide  (read 101-3)

reading quizzes

final test-Vocabulary 51-100 (common assessment for all English 11 students)

Year in Review-Powerpoint Presentation (901-3, 1001-4)