English 12 Syllabus

Subject

English 12

 

Nine Week

 

First Nine Weeks

Standard

 

 

 

 

 

RL.11-12.1. Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says

explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves

matters uncertain.

 

RI.11-12.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including

figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.

 

RI.11-12.7. Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words in order to address a question or solve a problem.

 

W.11-12.1. Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

 

L.11-12.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

 

Objectives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading:Literature

  • Students should demonstrate the ability to read a fictional passage or text, understand and articulate what the text directly as well as indirectly states in order to make an assumption about or respond to prompts from the text.

     

  • Students should be able to identify, extract, and cite text to thoroughly support the response.

     

  • Students should be able to identify the use of figurative language, i.e. metaphor, simile, personification, imagery, hyperbole, etc. in a text.

     

  • Students should be able to demonstrate the meaning of a word or phrase within the

passage, based upon the context clues of the sentence.

 

  • Students should be able to analyze analogies or allusions to other texts, including the meaning of the analogy or allusion and how it contributes to the text.

     

  • Students should be able to articulate how figurative language and sound devices.

     

  • Students should be able to articulate how specific word choice and language affects the overall meaning of a work and represents a specific time and place.

     

  • Students should be able to engage in a discussion comparing and contrasting the media version to the print version of a text.

     

  • Students should be able to meaningfully respond to questions comparing and contrasting interpretations.

     

    Writing

     

  • Students should be able to identify, extract, and cite text to thoroughly support the

student’s response.

 

 

 

Topics

 

 

 

 

 

Argumentative and narrative writing. Resume’ writing. Introduction to British Literature. Answering Text Dependent Questions (TDQs) Beowulf, ACT/SAT Vocabulary, ACT Grammar review

 

 

 

Major Assignment/s

Mini research writing: The Early Britons; Beowulf resume; Personal resume; Personal Essay,

Instructional Materials

 

Powerpoints, handouts, Literature Book:The British Tradition

Field Trip/s

 

None