Syllabus (Academic)

 

Mr. Dwyer
Freshmen Academic English

Quarter 2 Syllabus 

  

If you have an hour, will you not improve that hour, instead of idling it away?
–Lord Chesterfield 

DAY 1

Review Chapters 6-10 of To Kill a Mockingbird                                               (R)

Read Chapters 11-14 of To Kill a Mockingbird

HW:  Complete Chapters 11-14 of To Kill a Mockingbird

DAY 2

Work on To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Questions

Vocabulary 3

HW:   Study for To Kill a Mockingbird Exam Chapters 1-14 & Complete Vocabulary 3

DAY 3

To Kill a Mockingbird Exam Chapters 1-14                                                     (R)

Vocabulary 3 due                                                                                                   (L)

HW:  Recall and write a statement summarizing:
Your Most Memorable or Unusual Event

DAY 4

Vocabulary 3 Review

Assign the Narrative Essay

Review Freytag’s Pyramid

HW:  Study for Vocabulary 3 Test & frame Narrative Essay
according to Freytag’s Pyramid

DAY 5

Freytag’s Pyramid due                                                                               (W)

Vocabulary III Test                                                                                     (L)

Read Chapters 15-20 of To Kill a Mockingbird

HW:  Complete Chapters 15-20 of To Kill a Mockingbird 

DAY 6

Review Chapters 15-20 of To Kill a Mockingbird                               (R) 

Read Chapters 21-25 of To Kill a Mockingbird

Begin Writing Narrative Essay

HW:  Complete Chapters 21-25 of To Kill a Mockingbird

DAY 7

Work on To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Questions

Work on True Narrative Essay

HW:   Read Chapters 26-30 of To Kill a Mockingbird

DAY 8

Review Chapters 26-30 of To Kill a Mockingbird                                  (R)

Complete Reading To Kill a Mockingbird

Grammar- Subject/Verb Agreement               

HW:  Complete Reading TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD &
& Print Subject-Verb Agreement Rules

DAY 9

Submit Subject-Verb Agreement Rules                                                       (L)

Work on To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Questions

HW:  

DAY 10

Review To Kill a Mockngbird                                                                        (W)

HW- study for To Kill a Mockingbird Exam

DAY 11

To Kill a Mockingbird Exam                                                                         (R)

To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Questions due                                  (R)

Subject/Verb Agreement Practice

Vocabulary 4

HW:  Complete Vocabulary 4

DAY 12

Vocabulary 4 due                                                                                               (L)

Work on Student True Narrative Essay

HW:  Turn in Rough Draft of Narrative Essay                                            (W)

DAY 13

Vocabulary 4 Review

Review Student Essays

HW:  Study for Vocabulary 4 Test & Work on Final Draft of Narrative Essay

DAY 14

Vocabulary 4 Test                                                                                                  (L)

Work on Final draft of Narrative Essay

HW:  Complete Student Narrative Essay

DAY 15

Student True Narrative Essay Due                                                                     (W)

Read

HW:  

DAY 16

Review                               (R)

Read

HW:

DAY 17

Review                           (R)

Read

Vocabulary 5

HW:  & Complete Vocabulary 5

DAY 18

Vocabulary 5 due                                                                                              (L)

Review                                   (W)

Read

HW:  

DAY 19

Review Vocabulary 5

Review                             (R)

HW:  Study for Vocabulary 5 Test

DAY 20

Vocabulary 5 Test                                                                                           (L)

Review for Mid-Year Exam

HW:  Study for Mid-Year Exam

 


QUARTER 2 CONCLUDES

VALUED ASSIGNMENTS:

Reading-          40%
Writing-                    4           30%
Language-                     5           20%
Speaking/Listening-    4           10%