ENGLISH  FUNDAMENTALS
12th (4321) – 11th (4221)

February 17, 2010

Month

Standards (include state core numbers)

Indicators

Assessment

August-September

 

  Write a persuasive essay for evaluation/take several practice UBSCT multiple choice tests/development of a 5 paragraph essay beginning with introduction and thesis statement; body; conclusion/Use book “Twisting Arms” and “Step Up To Writing” and “National Geographic” and materials from the state UBSCT practice instruction materials/8 Reading Strategies/

1.Hand written essay

2.My Access essay

3.Practice UBSCT test

4.Reading Strategies exercises from the National Geographic

October

 

  Test Taking practices and more essay writing/Proofreading

1.Essays on various topics both hand written and in My Access

2.Reading Strategies exercises

3.Multiple choice questions practice

4.Proofreading practices

November

 

  Summarizing and Paraphrasing/Vocabulary Development/Use newspapers/National Geographic Magazines/

1.Written paragraphs using both summary and paraphrasing

2.Word Bank Sheets

3.Newspaper unit

December

 

  Vocabulary development/Descriptive Writing/Compare and Contrast/Taking both sides writings (pro & con)

1.Word Bank Sheets

2.Descriptive paragraphs

3.Compare & Contrast paragraphs

4.Pro and con paragraphs

January

 

 “Let’s See What We’ve Learned” – end of term evaluation – Begin August lesson plans again for 2nd term

1.Persuasive Essays both hand written and in My Access

 

February

 

 See August-September 

 

March

 

 See October

 

April

 

 See November

 

May-June

 

 See December and January